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Oxalis  macrorhiza Hook. & Arn.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  macrorhiza Hook. & Arn. 
SynonymsAcetosella macrorhiza (Hook. & Arn.) Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
rocky slopes
Altitude1800-4000m
Description stems densely leafy, leaflets obcordate, incised, adaxially glabrous, abaxially whitish pilose, petioles long, thin, glabrous, flowers solitary, shortly pedicelate
Size10-20cm
Colorpurple-violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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