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Oxalis  imbricata Eckl. & Zeyh.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  imbricata Eckl. & Zeyh. 
SynonymsAcetosella imbricata (Moq.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude50-300m
Description lanate-pubescent, bulbs numerous, ovate, smooth, leaflets obcordate, on both faces hirsute, punctate, ciliate, sepals lanceolate, corolla 20-25mm long
Size4-9cm
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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