Oxalis bowiei

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Bowie's wood-sorrel
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis
Species: O. bowiei
Binomial name
Oxalis bowiei
L.

Oxalis bowiei, Bowie's wood-sorrel,[1] red-flower woodsorrel,[2] or Cape shamrock, is a plant from the genus Oxalis, which is native to what was Cape Province and Natal in South Africa. It has also been naturalized in Australia.[1]

Its flowering stems may be a foot or more in height and are produced continuously for a considerable length of time during summer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?419749 (23 December 2007)
  2. ^ "Oxalis bowiei". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  3. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?26192 (23 December 2007)