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Oxalis  virgosa Molina   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  virgosa Molina 
SynonymsAcetosella subcarnosa (Walp.) Kuntze
 Acetosella virgosa (Molina) Kuntze
 Oxalis subcarnosa Walp.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (CoquimboValparaíso)Chile North, (Atacama)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-100m
Description stems short, tuberous, leaflets adaxially shiny, abaxially papilose, carnose, obcordate, deeply incised, peduncles with 1-5 flowers in umbel, sepals elliptic, acute
Size5-15cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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