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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America.

[FTEA]

Oxalidaceae, Christine H. S. Kabuye  (East African Herbarium). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Erect branched herb, often woody at the base, 15–60 cm. high, densely leafy from the base.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or fasciculate, pinnately 3-foliolate; leaflets lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, narrowed at both ends, glabrous above and hairy beneath; terminal leaflet the largest, 13–55 mm. long and 9–31 mm. wide, with a stalk up to 10 mm. long, the lateral ones 12–35 mm. long and 5–24 mm. wide, subsessile; petiole about as long as the terminal leaflet, tomentose and not widening into a stipule at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence cymose, determinate at first, becoming bifid and indeterminate with branches up to20 mm. long, but sometimes contracted and umbelliform; peduncles axillary near ends of stem and branches, 4–7 cm. long; bracts linear, 1–1.5 mm. long, acute, pubescent; pedicels 2–5 mm. long, jointed at 1 mm. from the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals linear-lanceolate, 3.5–5 mm. long, acute, membranous, puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white, pink or purplish, with 2 yellow spots at the base, spathulate, cuneate, 7–8 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamen-tube 1.5 mm. long; long filaments dentate in the middle, puberulous; short filaments not dentate, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary oblong, glabrous; styles longer than both stamen whorls, or intermediate between them in length and hirsute, or shorter and glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid to oblong, ending bluntly at each end, up to 11 mm. long and 4.5 mm. in diameter.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 3 per locule, 2.5 mm. long, flattened, ± 4-angled, acuminate, rugose.
Habitat
In forest clearings, also a weed of roadsides and cultivated ground; 900–1220 m.
Distribution
T3 U4 probably introduced from tropical America and the West Indies

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 1500 m.; Amazonia, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Introduced into:

Cameroon, Caroline Is., Christmas I., Fiji, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Malaya, Marianas, New Guinea, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Oxalis barrelieri L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11077], Cameroon K000199833
Aug 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [86], Cameroon K000199835
May 1, 2005 Etuge, M. [5101], Cameroon K000199834
Sep 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10177], Cameroon K000008095
Sep 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [2763], Cameroon K000008090
Sep 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1630], Cameroon K000008091
Sep 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [277], Cameroon K000094347
Sep 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [251], Cameroon K000008092
Sep 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [334], Cameroon K000008093
Sep 1, 2002 Pollard, B.J. [96], Cameroon K000008094
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [672], Cameroon K000540165
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [2128], Cameroon K000094349
Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [3484], Cameroon K000094350
Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4042], Cameroon K000094351
Jan 1, 1957 Smith, H.H. [1355], Colombia K000531636
Kallunki, J.A. [322], Brazil K001198197
Ule, E. [5473], Brazil K001198203
Eiten, G. [7789], Brazil K001198200
Lourteig, A. [129], Brazil K001198201
Nelson, B.W. [1541], Brazil K001198198
Dusén, P. [11484], Brazil K001198202
Mexia, I. [6067], Brazil K001198204
Lima, J. [767], Brazil K001198199
Prance, G.T. [4324], Brazil K001198208
Prance, G.T. [11250], Brazil K001198210
Lowrie, S.R. [403], Brazil K001198209
Traill, J.W.H. [98], Brazil K001198207
Burchell [8215], Brazil K001198205
Burchell [11001], Brazil K001198206

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 624 (1762)

Accepted by

  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1999). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 13: 1-284. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1971-1976). Flora Malesiana 7: 1-876. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Kabuye, C.H.S. (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Oxalidaceae: 1-19.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1999). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 13: 1-284. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1971-1976). Flora Malesiana 7: 1-876. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Kabuye, C.H.S. (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Oxalidaceae: 1-19.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Knuth in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 130: 65, fig. 5/A (1930).
  • Jacq., Oxal.: 24, t. 3 (1794).
  • L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2: 624 (1762).

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