Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 427

Oxalis decaphylla Kunth

Location:San Luis Potosi. On Route 70 from San Luis Potosi to Rio Verde. On the north side of the road.
Coordinates: 22°03'55" N, 100°36'46" W Alt: 2238m

Tuberous herb. Flowers pendent, light mauve-pink.
Quercus mexicana woodland with Rhus and Crataegus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Denton, M.F. 1973 'A Monograph of Oxalis section Ionoxalis' Publ. Mus. Michigan. UNi. 4(10). Bulb with many nerved fibrous tunics. Base of petiole with short flanges only just longer than bulb. Leaflets bilobed more than 1/2 way. Flowers distylous, sepals 1/3-1/5 as long as corolla.

Nova, J.A. de #427      12 June 2013

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inflorescence inflorescence

flower buds flower buds

bract bract

flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium
styles styles gynoecium gynoecium bulb tunics bulb tunics
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface leaf rachis leaf rachis abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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