Plant Genera


Family Code: FUMARI
Genus Code: LAMPR2
Genus CN: bleeding heart
Genus Authority: Endl.
Genus Summary: A monotypic genus, a perennial herb of e. Asia.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Lamprocapnos differs from other "bleeding hearts" (the native Dicentra eximia and the western American Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa) in its leafy stem, the inflorescence borne terminally or opposite a leaf, the leaves much less finely divided, and the flowers about as broad as long (vs. much longer than broad in Dicentra eximia and Dicentra formosa).
Genus References: Pérez-Gutiérrez et al. (2012, 2015); Lidén et al. (1997); Stern (1961)=Z.
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