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common name for some members of the Fumariaceae, a family of herbs native to much of the Old World, especially temperate Eurasia. The family is closely related to (and sometimes classified with) the poppies. The early spring wildflowers Dutchman's-breeches and squirrel corn, of the NE United States, are of the same genus (Dicentra) as is the bleeding heart, a native of Japan naturalized and cultivated in the United States as a garden perennial. Fumitory is a predominantly Mediterranean genus (Fumaria) that was once used medicinally. The climbing fumitory, or Allegheny vine, is a North American plant of another genus (Adlumia). Several genera of the family are native to S Africa. Fumitory is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Papaverales, family Fumariaceae.
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In particular, Fumaria officinalis has incidentally shown to improve symptoms of GERD while being used to treat gallbladder spasms.
Suspension cultures were obtained from selected callus lines of Fumaria officinalis L., as previously described [1].
As a first step, we prepared AIS as a source of cell wall material from dry cell suspension culture of Fumaria officinalis L.
Stuppner, "1H and 13C NMR signal assignment of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids from Fumaria officinalis L.
Fauduet, "Estimation of effective diffusion and transfer rate during the protopine extraction process from Fumaria officinalis L.," Separation and Purification Technology, vol.