Fumaria L.
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 699. 1753. (1 May 1753)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Fumaria L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000015114. Accessed on: 28 Feb 2020'

General Information

Herbs, summer annual, glaucous, glabrous, with slender taproot. Stems angular, leafy and branched throughout. Leaves alternate, 2 or 3(or 4) × pinnate, or lower leaves 2 or 3 × ternatisect; lower leaves long petiolate; upper leaves shortly petiolate or sessile. Inflorescences leaf-opposed [i.e., displaced-terminal], racemose, subspicate, soon elongating; bracts linear-oblong, scarious. Flowers zygomorphic, on short pedicels. Sepals petaloid, dentate. Upper outer petal with short saccate spur; inner petals fused at apex; nectary short, obtuse. Stamens 2 (= filaments of each triplet completely fused). Stigma transversely oblong, with indistinct papillae. Fruit a ± globular nut, with 2 small depressions at apex. All species self-compatible, and many predominantly selfing.

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    "Fls asymmetrical; sep small, closely appressed; pet elongate, ± connivent, the upper one of the 2 outer ones spurred at the base, the 2 outer dilated at the summit, the 2 inner (lateral) coherent at the summit over the stigma; fr 1-seeded, indehiscent, globose or nearly so; style deciduous; mostly annuals with the aspect of Corydalis. 50, Old World."

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    Morphology

    Fruit a nutlet.

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    Only the upper petal spurred.

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    Ovules 1 or 1 on each placenta.

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    Leaves all cauline.

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    Flowers zygomorphic in leaf-opposed racemes.

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    Annual herbs.

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    Included Species

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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