Sarcocapnos

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Sarcocapnos
Sarcocapnos enneaphylla saetabensis.jpg
Sarcocapnos enneaphylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Subfamily: Fumarioideae
Tribe: Fumarieae
Subtribe: Fumariinae
Genus: Sarcocapnos
Species

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Sarcocapnos (Greek sárx "flesh", kapnós "smoke") is a genus of at least 6 species of somewhat fleshy, cushion-forming annual to perennial plants, native to cliffs in the French Pyrenees, Spain, and north Africa.

Description[edit]

As in the genus Corydalis (but unlike Dicentra), the flowers are zygomorphic, that is, they have bilateral symmetry.

Species[edit]

There are at least 6 species:

References[edit]

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives. Mark C. Tebbitt, Magnus Lidén, Henrik Zetterlund. 2008. — Google Books

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