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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  rufescens Turcz. 
SynonymsOxalis androsacea R.Knuth
 Oxalis rufo-pilosa Progel
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude2200-4300m
Description rhizomes woody, 2cm thick, leaflets obcordate, 2-3mm long, thick, adaxially grey-setose, abaxially rusty hirsute, petioles 5mm long, flowers shortly pedicellate
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
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