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Oxalis corymbosa DC., Prodr. 1 :696. 1824. D.P. Young in Fl. Eur. l.c.

  • Oxalis bipunctata R. Grah.
  • Oxalis martiana Zucc.

    Plants bulbiferous; bulbils clustered, sheathed in scales. Roots fibrous. Leaflets 15-30 mm long, 20-40 mm broad, obcordate, lower surface punctate, sparsely pubescent; petiole up to 30 cm long. Scapes up to 27 cm long. Flowers subumbellate. Pedicel 10-25 mm long, pubescent. Sepals 4-5 mm long, lanceolate, pubescent, tip with a brownish red callus. Petals 12-15 mm long, hinged at the base, pink. Shorter filaments glabrous, not exceeding the styles; longer ones strigose.

    Fl. Per. March April.

    Distribution: A native of South America. Naturalised in West Europe, South America and Subtropical countries.

    This species is probably cultivated and found as an escape.


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