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Dicentra chrysantha 2004-05-17.jpg
Ehrendorferia chrysantha (type species)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Subfamily: Fumarioideae
Tribe: Fumarieae
Subtribe: Corydalinae
Genus: Ehrendorferia
T. Fukuhara & Lidén

Dicentra subg. Chrysocapnos

Ehrendorferia (eardrops) is a genus of two species of biennial and perennial herbaceous plants native to wildfire-prone areas of California and the Baja California peninsula. It was named after the Austrian botanist Friedrich Ehrendorfer on the occasion of his 70th birthday.[1]


There are two species:


  1. ^ Magnus Lidén; Tatsundo Fukuhara; Johan Rylander; Bengt Oxelman (1997). "Phylogeny and classification of Fumariaceae, with emphasis on Dicentra s. l., based on the plastid gene rps16 intron". Plant Systematics and Evolution. 206 (1–4): 411–420. doi:10.1007/BF00987960. 

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