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Oxalis  tortuosa Lindl.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  tortuosa Lindl. 
SynonymsOxalis bridgesii Colla
 Oxalis gaudichaudii Barnéoud
 Oxalis maritima Barnéoud
Territory Southern South AmericaChile CentralJuan Fernández Is.
rocks
Altitude0-300m
Description leaf petioles thick, carnose, leaflets 3, linear-elliptic, abaxially hirsute, peduncles as long as leaves, flowers 4-8, minute, long pedicellate, sepals obtuse, petals punctate
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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