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Tussilágo fárfara - Ivan Bykov




Name:
Ivan Bykov

Country:
Russia

Web:
www.ibykow.com

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Title:
Tussilágo fárfara

Species:
Mother-and-stepmother (lat. Tussilágo)

Description:
Mother-and-stepmother (lat. Tussilágo) is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, or Compositae (Asteraceae).
The only Mother — and-stepmother ordinary (lat. Tussilágo fárfara): a perennial herbaceous plant, widespread in Eurasia, Africa, as well as adventive in other parts of the world. Feature of mother and stepmother is that it blooms in early spring, before leaves. Since ancient times, the herb is used as medicinal.
Scientific (Latin) generic name Latin. tussilago, inis f comes from the Latin. tussis, is ("cough") and ago, egi, actum, ere ("chase") and can be translated as "Callahan". This name is associated with the medical use of plants as remedies cough.

Category:
Handmade

Technique:
watercolor & paper

Year:
2016

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