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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  linearis Jacq. 
SynonymsOxalis polytricha Sond.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude200-350m
Description bulbils ovoid, smooth, stems pubescent, procumbent, basally leafless, leaves ternate, leaflets linear, obtuse, adaxially glabrous, abaxially lanate-pubescent
Size1-20cm
Colorpurple, red
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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