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Oxalis  tenella Jacq.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  tenella Jacq. 
SynonymsOxalis decora R.Knuth
 Oxalis divergens Eckl. & Zeyh.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude200-300m
Description bulbs ovate, brown, stems soft, leafy, thinly pubescent, lower leaves alternate, the upper crowded, leaflets cordate, adaxially glabrous, abaxially pubescent, sepals lanceolate
Size2-20cm
Colorpale violet
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivation
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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