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Fumitory (Family Fumariaceae)
Fumariaceae, commonly called the Fumitory, Fumewort, or Bleed-
ing-heart Family (sometimes treated as subfamily Fumarioideae
under family Papaveraceae) is a family of about 575 species of
herbaceous plants in 20 genera.
Family Fumariaceae is distributed in temperate to sub-tropical
regions. Species are widespread in North temperate regions, a few
in montane southern and eastern Africa.
Several species of Fumariaceae are economically important as
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