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Linnaean Name: Oxalis purpurea Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 433 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Aethiopia."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Clifford: 175, Oxalis 2 (BM-000628563)
Designated by: Wijnands in Bot. Commelins : 160 (1983)
Current Name: Oxalis purpurea L.
Current Family: Oxalidaceae
Comments: See Salter (in J. S. African Bot. 5: 48-51. 1939) for a discussion on the application of this name.
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Record last updated: 28/07/2006