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Oxalis  truncatula Jacq.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  truncatula Jacq. 
SynonymsAcetosella truncatula (Jacq.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
sands
Altitude75-250m
Description bulbs broadly ovate, petioles thick, lanate, leaflets thick, triangular, obcordate, on both faces sericeous, abaxially purple, scabrous-ciliate, sepals lanceolate, flowers 25mm
Size10-12cm
Colorviolet, purple
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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