2861.000 Fumaria L. - Fumitories

Description of the genus

Annual herbs; stems erect or climbing, with numerous 2-4-pinnatisect cauline leaves. Flowers in leaf-opposed racemes. Sepals 2. Corolla strongly zygomorphic; the upper petal with a spur. Fruit a 1-seeded indehiscent nutlet.

Worldwide: 50 species, ranging from Europe to C Asia, the Himalayas and tropical East Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Fumaria muralis

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muralis Sond. ex W.D.J. KochC,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Fumaria:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Fumaria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fumaria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Fumaria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fumaria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fumaria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Fumaria.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=612, retrieved 21 October 2016

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