Much has been made of the methane emissions of livestock, but these are lower in biodiverse pasture systems that include wild plants such as angelica, common fumitory
, shepherd's purse and bird's-foot trefoil because they contain fumaric acid -- a compound that, when added to the diet of lambs at the Rowett Institute in Aberdeen, reduced emissions of methane by 70 per cent.
Fumaria officinalis L., known as common fumitory
, drug fumitory
, or earth smoke, is a plant of Fumaria genus that belongs to the Fumariaceae family.
glaucum/rubrum Oak-leaved Goosefoot Cirsium oleraceum Cabbage thistle Conium maculatum Hemlock Fallopia convolvulus Black bindweed Fumaria officinalis Common fumitory
Galeopsis ladanum Red hemp nettle Galeopsis spec./tetrahit Large-flowered hemp nettle Galium spurium False cleavers Galium odoratum Sweetscented bedstraw Lamium sp.
2) Fumaria indica/officinalis: The genus Fumaria (Fumariaceae) consists of 46 species in the world and are known as "fumitory
, earth smoke, beggary, fumus, vapor, fumittery or wax dolls" in English.
Family) Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.--CW, SW; MWL; Infrequent; C = 6; BSUH 19744.
it pities us To see these antique towers and hallowed walls Split with the winter's frost, or mouldering down, Their very ruins ruin'd: the crush'd pavement, Time's marble register, deep overgrown With hemlock or rank fumitory
, hides, Together with their perishable mould, The brave man's trophies, and the good man's praise, Envying the worth of buried ancestry!
Wood sorrel, butterbur and winter aconite; stinking hellebore, yellow fumitory
In Pakistan, major weeds of wheat that cause huge economic losses are broad leaf dock (Rumex dentatus L.), swine cress (Coronopus didymus L.), emex species (Emex spinosa L.), canary grass (Phalaris minor Retz.), wild oat (Avena fatua L.), fumitory
(Fumaria indica L.), lamb's quarters (Chenopodium album L.), field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis L.), blue pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis L), and bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon L.), (Tanveer and Ali, 2003).
(Broad leaf dock) and Fumaria indica (Hausskn) Pugsley (fumitory