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Oxalis  tenuifolia Jacq.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  tenuifolia Jacq. 
SynonymsOxalis loddigesiana Eckl. & Zeyh.
 Oxalis patula Eckl. & Zeyh.
 Oxalis thunbergiana Eckl. & Zeyh.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude50-400m
Description stem leaves subsessile, in rosette at apex of stems, leaflets 3, adaxially glabrous, abaxially yellowish pubescent, 6-9mm, linear, flowers solitary, 12mm
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite, 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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