African Plant Database

Fumaria abyssinica Hammar
Protologue : Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. ser. 3, 2: 275 (1856)
Information on the genus : Fumaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fumaria australis Pugsley (1919)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, ±straggling herb, to 60 cm long; variable habit due to 'light- and water-availability.
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Ecology : Upland rain-forest and moor in glades, below cliffs; montane bamboo thicket, evergreen bushland and grassland; usually in the Erica-belt, common in fire-ravaged areas; weed of cultivations; 1300-3400 m alt. Sudan (Imatong Mts.).
  Arabia. Relic of a much more ancient larger distribution of this genus

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°19358 modified 2009-05-05
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