Taxon: Oxalis bowiei Aiton ex G. Don

Genus: Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Nomen number: 419749
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 1:761. 1831 "bowii"
Comment: probably homotypic with O. bowiei Herb. (1833), but neither name appears to have been typified
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jul-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide F NSWales, as O. bowiei Herb. ex Lindl.)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, - KwaZulu-Natal

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia


  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)


Check other web resources for Oxalis bowiei Aiton ex G. Don :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.