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Taxon: Oxalis tuberosa Molina

 
Genus: Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Nomen number: 26219
Place of publication: Sag. stor. nat. Chili 132. 1782
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 57 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch; vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Merida, Sucre]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Cochabamba, La Paz] Colombia, [Cauca, Cundinamarca] Ecuador, [Bolívar, Loja, Napo, Tungurahua] Peru [Apurímac, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Junín, La Libertad, Lima, Piura, Puno]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán] Chile (n.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965-1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Note: mentions
  5. 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.
  6. Emshwiller, E. 2002. Biogeography of the Oxalis tuberosa alliance. Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 68:128-152.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Oxalis+tuberosa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Hernández-Lauzardo, A. N. et al. 2004. Isolation and partial characterization of Mexican Oxalis tuberosa starch. Stärke 56:357-363.
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  13. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  14. Lourteig, A. 2000. Oxalis L. subgéneros Monoxalis (Small) Lourt., Oxalis y Trifidus Lourt.. Bradea 7:254.
  15. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. 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.
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  21. Zandstra, I. 1994. Japanese, Swiss, Germans collaborate with CIP to save endangered biodiversity of Andean roots and tubers. Diversity 10:31-33.

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26219. Accessed 22 September 2019.