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Oxalis  penicillata Phil.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  penicillata Phil. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Mendoza)Chile Central, (O'HigginsSantiagoValparaíso)
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-3700m
Description taproot, stems thin, leaves trifoliolate, leaflets small, obcordate, with fascicles of yellowish hairs apically and abaxially, flowers solitary, to 15mm long
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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