Yellow corydalis

Corydalis lutea

  • Yellow corydalis
  • Yellow corydalis
  • Flower name
    Yellow corydalis
  • Scientific name
    Corydalis lutea
  • AliasFumitory, イエロー・コリダリス, Pseudofumaria lutea, Yellow corydalis
  • Place of origin European Alps
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Yellow corydalis

Corydalis lutea, fumitory, or yellow corydalis (scientific name: Corydalis lutea) is native to the European Alps. It is a non-bulb evergreen perennial of the poppy family Papaveraceae. It produces yellow tubular flowers in spring to autumn with an racemes inflorescence.

Common name: Corydalis lutea, scientific name: Corydalis lutea, also known as Fumitory, Yellow corydalis, Place of origin: the European Alps, Plant height: 20 to 40 cm, Leaf shape: pinnate compound leaf, Leaf color: green, bisexual, inflorescence: racemes , Number of petals: 4. Flowering period: May-October. Flower tube length: 3 - 5 cm, number of stamens: 2, fruit type: capsule. 


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Papaveraceae
  • Genus
    Corydalis
  • Species
    C. lutea
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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