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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  variifolia Steud. 
SynonymsOxalis pentaphylloides Sond.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
sands
Altitude100-250m
Description pedunculate, hirsute, bulbs blackish, leaflets 4-5, linear, canaliculate-revolute, obtuse, on both faces green, sepals lanceolate
Size7-12cm
Colorpale lilac
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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