Dicentra Bernh.
  • Linnaea 8: 457, 468. 1833.

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"Sep minute; cor ovate or cordate, bilaterally symmetrical; pet weakly united, the outer 2 large, saccate or spurred at base, spreading or ascending at the summit, the inner much narrower, connate toward the dilated and ornamented apex, the claws separate; ovary slender, tapering to the long style; stigma with 2 crests or horns; fr generally capsular, with a persistent replum; handsome perennials with showy fls mostly in racemes or mixed panicles; in subg. Dicentra (including all our spp.) the lvs are all basal and the infl terminates a scape. (Bicuculla) 15–20, N. Amer. and e. Asia."

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    Berg, R. Y. 1969. Adaptation and evolution in Dicentra (Fumariaceae), with special reference to seed, fruit, and dispersal mechanism. Nytt Mag. Bot. 16(1): 49-75. Fahselt, D. 1970. The anthocyanins of Dicentra (Fumariaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 48(1): 49-53. Fahselt, D. and M. Ownbey. 1968. Chromatographic comparison of Dicentra species and hybrids. Amer. J. Bot. 55: 334-345. Stern, K. R. 1961. Revision of Dicentra (Fumariaceae). Brittonia 13(1): 1-57. Stern, K. R. 1962. The use of pollen morphology in the taxonomy of Dicentra. Amer. J. Bot. 49: 362-368. Stern, K. R. 1970. Pollen aperture variation and phylogeny in Dicentra. Madroño 20: 354-359. Stern, K. R. and M. Ownbey. 1971. Hybridization and cytotaxonomy of Dicentra. Amer. J. Bot. 58(9): 861-866.

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