Corydalis nobilis

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Corydalis nobilis (L.) Pers.

Fumariaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: gritty-sandy

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: elliptic

Division: bipinnate

Shape: tubular
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Ranunculopsida
Subclassis:
Ranunculidae
Superordo:
Ranunculanae
Ordo:
Papaverales

Corydalis nobilis is a perennial.

Naming

Corydalis nobilis was already described and the name validly published by Carl Linnaeus. It was Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1806.

Taxonomy

Corydalis nobilis is a species in the genus Corydalis which contains approximately 640 to 698 species and belongs to the family of the Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family). The type species of the genus is Corydalis bulbosa.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 30 to 50 centimetres.

Leaves

Corydalis nobilis is deciduous. The bluish green, bipinnate leaves are alternate. The elliptic leaflets are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Corydalis nobilis produces racemes of yellow tubular flowers from April to June.


Root System

Distribution

Corydalis nobilis is native to the Altai Mountains and Central Asia and is naturalized in Northern Europe.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be gritty-sandy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • woodland borders (soil usually rich in humus)

Uses

The ornamental value of Corydalis nobilis lies especially in its fragrance. The recommended planting distance is 20 centimetres. Suited for rockeries.

Maintenance and Propagation

Propagate by sowing.

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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