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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  leptocalyx Sond. 
SynonymsAcetosella leptocalyx (Sond.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude100-130m
Description bulbs ovate, smooth, stems erect, glabrous, subramose, leafy, leaves ternate, leaflets linear, subcuneate, emarginate, flowers solitary, sepals setose-acuminate
Size8-18cm
Colorviolet
Bloomearly spring
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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