Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
depressa
NOTES

A perennial geophyte 12 cm tall with a shallow bulb. The plant is stemless and the leaves are not divided into segments. There are calli on the leaf margins.


AUTHORITY
Eckl. & Zeyh.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers are often pale pink
Colour: Pink
Notes: The white flowers have a yellow tube and are solitary
Colour: White
Common Name
Oxalis
Suring
Habitat
NOTES: Common along the roadsides particularly in the Woodlands area
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
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Oxalis commutata
Oxalis convexula
Oxalis dammeriana
Oxalis otaviensis



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