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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  callosa R.Knuth 
SynonymsOxalis oculata T.M.Salter
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude400-500m
Description leaves petiolate, leaflets 3, adaxially glaucous, glabrous, abaxially shortly hirsute, 4mm, rounded, petioles tomentose, flowers solitary, sepals lanceolate, acute, corolla 15-17mm
Size2-9cm
Colorpale 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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