Taxon: Oxalis corniculata L.

Genus: Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Nomen number: 26196
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:435. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-May-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (fide Diseas Comp)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):371. 1999; Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:




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