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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  recticaulis Sond. 
SynonymsOxalis arenosa F.Bolus
 Oxalis glandulosa Jacq.
 Oxalis glaucoides R.Knuth
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude150-300m
Description acaulescent, shortly glandular-hirsute, leaves long petiolate, leaflets 3, oblong, black punctate, middle leaflet cuneate, sepals oblong-lanceolate, obtuse
Size7-17cm
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 resting tubers
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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