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Oxalis  phloxidiflora Schltr.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  phloxidiflora Schltr. 
SynonymsOxalis mallyi R.Knuth
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Description leaves numerous, petiolate, petiolate 3, glabrous, 10-15mm, linear, at apex deeply incised, petioles filiform, glabrous, flowers solitary, 2cm long, sepals acuminate
Size5-12cm
Colorviolet-purple
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyDas Pflanzenreich (Engler) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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