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Oxalis  gracilis Jacq.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  gracilis Jacq. 
SynonymsOxalis teretifolia Jacq.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude50-150m
Description leaves numerous, ternate, leaflets 10-17mm, linear, obtuse, adaxially glabrous, abaxially hirsutule, petioles filiform, glabrous, flowers 12-15mm, sepals linear, acute
Size10-20cm
Colororange, violet
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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