African Plant Database

Oxalis obliquifolia Steud. ex A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 123 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Oxalis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial acaulescent herb 5-10 cm tall, with vertical rhizome, erect, or ascending with the lowest nodes rooting, simple or rosette.
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Ecology : Open or wooded (Brachystegia) grassland; shallow soils or moist places on sloping hillsides, among rocks; also weed of cultivation and roadsides; 600-3170 m alt. Heavy-metal accumulator (B. Leteinturier & al., Belg. J. Bot. 134: 46, 2001).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Succulent, Lithophyte- Ht 0.06 - 0.15 m. Alt: 427 - 2950 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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