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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  hirta L. 
SynonymsAcetosella hirta (L.) Kuntze
 Oxalis multiflora Jacq.
 Oxalis rubella Jacq.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude50-300m
Description thin stems are covered with alternate, sessile, trifoliolate leaves, leaflets linear, hirsute, green, flowers solitary in axils of upper leaves, tubular, floral tube yellow
Size5-30cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivation
alpine house, dry rest in summer, watering from November
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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