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Common name

English: Wall Fumitory

German: Mauer-Erdrauch

Portuguese: Fumária-das-paredes


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Ranunculales (74)

        Family: Fumariaceae (2)(family description)

          Genus: Fumaria (2)

            Epithet: muralis Sond. ex Koch (2)

Synonyms: Fumaria apiculata Hammar, Fumaria painteri Pugsley

apiculata => apiculate, small broad point at apex tip

muralis => growing on walls

painteri => in honor of Joseph Hannum Painter (1879-1908), collector in the USA


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Fumaria muralis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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