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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  minuta Thunb. 
SynonymsAcetosella minuta (Thunb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude50-200m
Description acaulescent, leaves numerous, leaflets 3, oblong or oval, obtuse, retuse, glabrous, abaxially punctate, sepals lanceolate, corolla 25mm across, tube yellowish
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
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 tubers in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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