Fumaria muralis Sond. ex W.D.J. Koch

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Fumaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, by Glenara Avenue South

Fumaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, by Glenara Avenue South

Fumaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, by Glenara Avenue South

Fumaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, by Glenara Avenue South

Fumaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, by Glenara Avenue South

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Synonyms: Fumaria officinalis L. var. capensis Harv.
Common names: Fumitory (English) Pink weed (English)
Frequency: Rare weed in Zimbabwe
Status: Introduced
Description:
Straggling annual herb with hairless stems up to 50 cm. Leaves alternate, pinnate or 2-pinnate with ultimate segments deeply lobed, hairless. Flowers in axillary and terminal racemes, pink to purple with much darker tips; upper petal spurred. fruit ovoid to almost round, smooth.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: muralis: belonging to or growing on walls
Habitat: Occurring as a weed of disturbed areas and cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Native to Western Europe, Canary Islands, Madeira and North Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,S
Growth form(s): Annual.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 23 September 2007
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African Plant Database: Fumaria muralis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Fumaria muralis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fumaria muralis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Fumaria muralis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fumaria muralis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Fumaria muralis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fumaria muralis
Ispot Southern Africa : Fumaria muralis
JSTOR Plant Science: Fumaria muralis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fumaria muralis
Tropicos: Fumaria muralis
West African Plants database: Fumaria muralis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Fumaria muralis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=124060, retrieved 22 November 2014

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