Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
corniculata
NOTES

An annual creeping herb 2-5 cm tall with stems which root at the nodes. The green or slightly purplish leaves are ciliate and hairy below. A weed from Europe.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Tiny yellow flowers 1-6 per peduncle
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Ranksuuring
Oxalis
Tuinsuuring
Creeping sorrel
Exotic
Jimson weed
Yellow sorrel
Tuinranksuring
Steenboksuring
Habitat
NOTES: Along roadsides in the bush and other disturbed areas
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Toxicity
The oxalic acid it contains is toxic in large quantities as it combines with blood calcium to form insoluble calcium oxalate
Months
January
February
March
April
October
Synonyms for Species
Oxalis repens



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