Taxon: Oxalis tuberosa Molina

 
Genus: Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Nomen number: 26219
Place of publication: Sag. stor. nat. Chili 132. 1782
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Apr-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 57 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch (fide Diversity 10:32. 1994)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Diversity 10:32. 1994)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Merida, - Sucre
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, - Salta, - Tucuman; Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Cochabamba, - La Paz; Colombia - Cauca, - Cundinamarca; Ecuador - Bolivar, - Loja, - Napo, - Tungurahua; Peru - Apurimac, - Cajamarca, - Cuzco, - Huancavelica, - Huanuco, - Junin, - La Libertad, - Lima, - Piura, - Puno

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. 1965-1970 (F BuenAir)
  • Emshwiller, E. 2002. Biogeography of the Oxalis tuberosa alliance Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 68:128-152.
  • Emshwiller, E. & J. J. Doyle 2002. Origins of domestication and polyploidy in oca (Oxalis tuberosa: Oxalidaceae). 2. Chloroplast-expressed glutamine synthetase data Amer. J. Bot. 89:1042-1056.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hernández-Lauzardo, A. N. et al. 2004. Isolation and partial characterization of Mexican Oxalis tuberosa starch Stärke 56:357-363.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Lourteig, A. 2000. Oxalis L. subgéneros Monoxalis (Small) Lourt., Oxalis y Trifidus Lourt. (Bradea) 7:254.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pissard, A. et al. 2006. Genetic diversity of the Andean tuber-bearing species, oca (Oxalis tuberosa Mol.), investigated by inter-simple sequence repeats (Genome) 49:8-16.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Zandstra, I. 1994. Japanese, Swiss, Germans collaborate with CIP to save endangered biodiversity of Andean roots and tubers (Diversity) 10:31-33.

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Check other web resources for Oxalis tuberosa Molina :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.