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Oxalis  calvinensis R.Knuth   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  calvinensis R.Knuth 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude1300-1400m
Description leaves numerous, petiolate, leaflets 3, rigid, adpressed sericeous, obcordate-triangular, the medial broadly incised, lateral rounded, flowers solitary, 18-22mm, broadly conical
Size4-6cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyDas Pflanzenreich (Engler) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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