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Oxalis variabilis Jacq., Oxal. 89. 1794. L.H. Bailey, Stand. Cyclo. Hort. 4: 2418. 1916.

  • Oxalis grandiflora Jacq.

    Prostrate herbs. Bulbil solitary, sheathed in dark brown scales. Leaves in rosettes; lower surface punctate, often purple; margin ciliate; petiole 5 7 cm long, sparsely pubescent, fleshy, reddish green. Flowers solitary, pink with yellow throat.

    Fl. Pet. December April.

    Distribution: Native to the Cape region of South Africa. Cultivated.

    Cultivated in Gardens for its pretty flowers. Propagates by bulbils. It has a variety with lighter foliage and white flowers.


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