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Oxalis  engleriana Schltr.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  engleriana Schltr. 
SynonymsOxalis guthriei F.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude150-300m
Description leaves numerous, leaflets 5-8, oblong-lanceolate, to 10mm, obtuse, grey pubescent, petioles thin, glandular, flowers solitary, sepals linear, acute, corolla 18mm, petals rounded
Size8-15cm
Colorrose, 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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