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Indian Fumitory/ Fumaria

Fumaria indica

Description:

Indian Fumitory is a delicate much-branched annual herb with clusters of tiny pale-pinkish to whitish flowers, each 5-6 mm long. Sepals are minute. Upper petal has short, somewhat down-curved sac-like spur. Flower-stalks are erect, as long or slightly shorter than the laceshaped bracts. Leaves are 2-3 times cut into narrow pointed segments, about 1 mm broad. Stems are glaucous, leafy, 5-30 cm long. Fruit is round, about 2 mm. Indian

Habitat:

Fumitory is found throughout the Himalayas, up to altitudes of 2400 m. Flowering: April-May.


1 species ID suggestions

The MnMs
The MnMs 3 years ago
Fumaria
Fumaria sp. Fumaria

2 Comments

SisirBanga
SisirBanga 3 years ago

Marta RubioTexeira,
Thank you very much for the ID.

The MnMs
The MnMs 3 years ago

They remind me of the genus Fumaria. Check if there are plants of this genus in your area.

chandigarh broadband services, Union Territory of Chandīgarh, India

Lat: 30.74, Long: 76.77

Spotted on Mar 13, 2015
Submitted on Aug 15, 2015

Spotted for mission

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