Jointed woodsorrel

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    Jointed woodsorrel @ Kiba Park
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    Jointed woodsorrel @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Jointed woodsorrel @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Jointed woodsorrel @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Jointed woodsorrel
Formal Name
Oxalis articulata
Alias
Pink sorre
Habitat
South America, Brazil
Morph
bulb-related perennial plant

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What is Jointed woodsorrel

Jointed woodsorrel, Oxalis articulata are bulb-related perennial plant in the family Oxalidaceae letting it grows in the gap of the roadside in autumn from early summer and five pink valves flower bloom. It become feral with a denizen from South America. The leaf is 3 appearance wings of a biplane and the small leaf is heart form. It takes out a cyme from floral design from the interval of the leaf and make several flowers bloom.

Common Name:Jointed woodsorrel, Scientific Name: Oxalis articulata, Synonym: Fushine sorrel (jointed flower sorrel), Pink sorrel, Wood sorrel, Origin: South America, Plant height: 30 cm, Leaf shape: 30 cm Three-decked compound leaves, apical lobes, lateral lobes: same size, lobes: heart-shaped, lobes length: 3 cm, lobes width: 3 cm, leaf underside: orange-yellow lobes, leaves open in the morning and close at night, sleep movement. Flower shape: funnel-shaped; stem length: 30 cm; flower color: dark pink/white; diameter: 1.2-1.5 cm; number of sepals: 5; number of cardiae: 5; number of stamens: 10; anther color of stamens: yellow; number of pistils: 5 chambers; column head: 5 lobes; flowering season: April-September; fruit type: capsule; propagation: tuber.

Detailed information

Order
Oxalidales
Family
Oxalidaceae
Genus
Oxalis
Species
O. articulata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Pink
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSep
Height
30 ~  [cm]
Diameter
1.2 ~ 1.5

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