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Claviceps purpurea

Claviceps purpurea

Claviceps purpurea (Fr.) Tul. Engl.: ergot, ergot of rye, smut rye, spur, spurred rye. Deu.: Mutterkorn. Suom.: torajyvä. Sven.: mjöldryga.


Classic texts: Journals: AJP 1881. Tupelo Tents for Dilating the Uterus, Slippery Elm Root Dilators, An Exhilarating Mixture, Some Recently Discovered Medicinal Plants (Hieracium venosum, Euphorbia villosa, Convallaria majalis), Advance in Therapeutics in 1880, Psyllium Seed in Constipation, Juglans nigra in Diphtheria, Jamaica Dogwood.

Gleanings from the German Journals.

Classic texts: Journals: AJP 1871. Curcumin, Opium wax, Preventing mould, Inuloid, Preserving ergot.

Photo: Claviceps purpurea.

Taxonomy extra:
Ergot on rye. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 1999-08-24.


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