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Oxalis  pes-caprae var. sericea (L.f.) T.M.Salter   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  pes-caprae var. sericea (L.f.) T.M.Salter 
SynonymsOxalis sericea L.f. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
thickets
Altitude50-500m
Description acaulescent, leaves long petiolate, petioles and scape hirsute, leaflets obcordate, sericeous, flowers pendent in umbel, sepals lanceolate, hirsute, corolla 2cm long
Size5-30cm
Coloryellow
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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