Pseudofumaria Medik.

Greek pseudo—false, Fumaria.

Hairless perennial herbs forming rounded clumps. Flowers many in stalked clusters, yellow, or white with a yellow tip. Outer petals broadly winged and notched at the tip. Inner petals with an indentation on one side. Upper stamen swollen. Fruit a capsule with 3-13 black seeds, the fruit stalk elongating and bent back [Corydalis Vent. in part].

P. alba (Mill.) Lidén subsp. alba Lidén from the Balkans and N Italy is grown occasionally and has shown the potential to become weedy [Corydalis ochroleuca W. Koch].

P. lutea (L.) Borckh. from the European Alps and with yellow flowers also shows the potential to become weedy. [Corydalis lutea (L.) DC.].

Style deciduous; capsule with 3-13 seeds.

2 species from the European Alps.

Lidén (1986).

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Fumariaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Ranunculanae
order      Ranunculales
family       Papaveraceae