Oxalis latifolia Kunth

Common name

English: Broadleaf woodsorrel

German: Breitbl├Ąttriger Sauerklee

Portuguese: Azedinha-de-folha-cortada, Trevo-azedo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Geraniales (35)

        Family: Oxalidaceae (7) (family description)

          Genus: Oxalis (7)

           Epithet: latifolia Kunth (9)

Synonyms: Ionoxalis martiana (Zucc.) Small, Oxalis martiana Zucc.

latifolia => with broad leaves

martiana => in honor of Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794-1868), German botanist and explorer

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Oxalis latifolia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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