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Sticta pulmonacea definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lungwort Lung"wort`, n. (Bot.) (a) An herb of the genus Pulmonaria (P. officinalis), of Europe; -- so called because the spotted appearance of the leaves resembles that of a diseased lung. (b) Any plant of the genus Mertensia (esp. M. Virginica and M. Sibirica) plants nearly related to Pulmonaria. The American lungwort is Mertensia Virginica, Virginia cowslip. --Gray. Cow's lungwort mullein. Sea lungwort, Mertensia maritima, found on the seacoast of Northern Europe and America. Tree lungwort, a lichen (Sticta pulmonacea) growing on trees and rocks. The thallus is lacunose, and in appearance somewhat resembles the lungs, for diseases of which it was once thought a remedy.



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