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Taxon: Oxalis bowiei Aiton ex G. Don

Genus: Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Nomen number: 419749
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 1:761. 1831 "bowii"
Comment: probably homotypic with O. bowiei Herb. (1833), but neither name appears to have been typified
Name verified on: 24-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jul-2002
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Weed   (fide F NSWales, as O. bowiei Herb. ex Lindl.)

Distributional range:

    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal

    Australia: Australia




Check other web resources for Oxalis bowiei Aiton ex G. Don:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (04 October 2015)

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