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Linnaean Name: Oxalis pes-caprae Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 434 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Aethiopia."
Type: Lectotype : "Oxalis bulbosa, pentaphylla, & hexaphylla, floribus magnis, luteis, copiosis" in Burman, Rar. Afric. Pl., 80, t. 29, 1738
Designated by: Salter in J. S. African Bot. 5 : 48 (1939)
Current Name: Oxalis pes-caprae L.
Current Family: Oxalidaceae
Comments: An image of the type is reproduced in Jarvis (Order out of Chaos: 38. 2007).
Record last updated: 28/07/2006