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Oxalis  incarnata L.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  incarnata L. 
SynonymsAcetosella incarnata (L.) Kuntze
 Oxalis verecunda Salisb.
 Oxys incarnata (L.) Medik.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude50-300m
Description bulbs ovate, stems ramose, glabrous, leafy, leaves petiolate, leaflets broadly obcordate, sepals oblong, acute, patent, flowers campanulate, 15mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, pinkish red
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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