Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
tragopoda
NOTES

A perennial, stemless, geophyte to 20 cm with a shortly beaked bulb and ridged tunics. The leaves are trifoliolate with obcordate leaflets.


AUTHORITY
T.M.Salter
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Many flowers are borne on a single long stem. Flowers have a yellow or greenish tube
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Oxalis
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the grass on the riverbanks
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
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
May
June



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