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Common name

English: Broadleaf woodsorrel

German: Breitblättriger Sauerklee

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

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2634)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2145)

      Order: Oxalidales (1)

        Family: Oxalidaceae (7)(family description)

          Genus: Oxalis (7)

            Epithet: latifolia Kunth (9)

Synonyms: Ionoxalis martiana (Zucc.) Small, Oxalis binervis Regel, Oxalis elegans Progel, Oxalis glandulosa Willd., Oxalis martiana Zucc., Oxalis stylosa Klotzch

elegans => graceful, neat, nice

glandulosa => full of glands, glandular

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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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