Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
ciliaris
NOTES

A perennial geophyte up to 30 cm tall which has a long stem and trifoliolate leaves in a bunch at the top. The leaflets are linear, ciliate and have dots on them.


AUTHORITY
Jacq.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Rose pink flowers are borne on long stems
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Oxalis
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in Dyer's parking lot in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Toxicity
The oxalic acid it contains is toxic in large quantities as it combines with blood calcium to form insoluble calcium oxalate
Months
April
May
June
July
Synonyms for Species
Oxalis georgensis
Oxalis mundtii
Oxalis rubricalyx
Oxalis rustii



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