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What is this plant? It was given to my mum by an elderly neighbour who didn't know what it was. We've had it for years now and have given several 'cuttings' away to friends and family. I just want to know what it is as nobody seems to have come across it before! Thank you :)

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Oxalis triangularis atropupurea is what it used to be called, but I have a feeling the name has changed recently. Still it is definitely an Oxalis.

30 Jan, 2011


Yes, one of the 'shrimp rooted' Oxalis though I have not seen the purple leaves before.

30 Jan, 2011


Yes Owdboggy, Oxalis triangularis subsp. papilionaceae 'Atropurpurea' is it's full (very full!!) name - it was previously called Oxalis regnellii

30 Jan, 2011


And despite what it looks like it is not classed as a 'bulb' for showing purposes as it is not a monocot!

30 Jan, 2011


Thanks everyone! :)

30 Jan, 2011


Szia nézd meg az én képemet is.
Oxalis triangularis

13 Feb, 2011

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