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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  tomentosa L.f. 
SynonymsAcetosella tomentosa (L.f.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude75-150m
Description acaulescent, tomentose, leaves peltate, revolute, obtuse or emarginate, petioles and scape hirsute, sepals lanceolate, flowers large, at base yellow
Size6-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivation
alpine house, 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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