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Oxalis  confertifolia (Kuntze) R.Knuth   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  confertifolia (Kuntze) R.Knuth 
SynonymsAcetosella confertifolia Kuntze (basionym)
 Oxalis densifolia Turcz.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude150-600m
Description glabrous, stems densely leafy, leaves shortly petiolate, leaflets linear-cuneate, obtuse, revolute, 9mm, pedicels axillary, long, flowers solitary, to 22mm long, tube yellow
Size4-10cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
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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