Oxalis pes-caprae L.

Common name

English: Creeping Woodsorrel

German: Hornfrüchtiger Sauerklee

Mandarin: 黄花酢浆草 (huang hua cu jiang cao)

Portuguese: Amendoim-bravo, Azedinha-amarela, Trevo-azedo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2268)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2173)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1834)

      Order: Geraniales (33)

        Family: Oxalidaceae (6) (family description)

          Genus: Oxalis (6)

           Epithet: pes-caprae L. (3)

Synonyms: Bolboxalis cernua (Thunb.) Small, Bolboxalis cernua (Thunb.) Small, Oxalis cernua Thunb., Oxalis cernua Thunb.

cernua => drooping, nodding

pes-caprae => goat foot, form of leaf

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Oxalis pes-caprae at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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