Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
incarnata
NOTES

A perennial geophyte 20 cm tall. It is has a slender, much branched stem and trifoliolate leaves which appear to be in whorls. The leaflets are heart-shaped.


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


Colour
Notes: The flowers are white tube. The calyx has apical calli The peduncle is articulated
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers may be very pale pink with a greenish tube
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Oxalis
Suurklawer
Suring
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Toxicity
The oxalic acid it contains is toxic in large quantities as it combines with blood calcium to form insoluble calcium oxalate
Months
September
October
January
February
March
April



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