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Oxalis  eriolepis Wedd.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  eriolepis Wedd. 
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Jujuy)BoliviaEcuadorPeru
grassland
Altitude1500-4500m
Description stems crowded, leaves trifoliolate, leaflets broadly obcordate and bilobate, 5x10mm, flowers solitary, ca. 1cm long, sepals with violet margins and thickened red apex
Size1-5cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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