This is a leaf from a Pulmonaria - Graham told me that the plant was thought to cure lung disease. Having looked it up i have learnt that this plant's botanical name comes from pulmo, the Latin for lung, and its common name in lungwort. The notion that it could cure lung disease comes from the fact that it's long spotted leaves were thought to resemble diseased lungs and herbalists wrongly believed that any plant that resembled a bodily organ would cure that body part. You learn something new every day! I found all this out on

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