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Oxalis  polyphylla Jacq.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  polyphylla Jacq. 
SynonymsAcetosella amoena (Jacq.) Kuntze
 Oxalis amoena Jacq.
 Oxalis filifolia Jacq.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
sands
Altitude100-300m
Description bulbs rather large, subspherical, with brown, membranous scales, stems at apex leafy, leaflets narrowly linear or filiform, revolute, glabrous, sepals lanceolate, obtuse
Size5-30cm
Colorpurple
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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