3936.000 Oxalis L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, mostly bulbous. Leaves radical or cauline, alternate or in a cluster, digitately 3-foliolate (in ours). Flowers solitary or subtended by bracts in pseudumbels or cymes.

Worldwide: 700 species, cosmopolitan but concentrated in S America and the Cape

Zimbabwe: 3 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
corniculata L.Description, Image
latifolia KunthDescription, Image
tetraphylla Cav.

Other sources of information about Oxalis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Oxalis
Flora of Caprivi: Oxalis
Flora of Malawi: Oxalis
Flora of Mozambique: Oxalis
Flora of Zambia: Oxalis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oxalis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Oxalis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Oxalis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Oxalis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oxalis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oxalis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Oxalis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=789, retrieved 27 July 2016

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