Jointed woodsorrel

Oxalis articulata

  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Jointed woodsorrel
  • Flower name
    Jointed woodsorrel
  • Scientific name
    Oxalis articulata
  • Aliasフシネハナカタバミ, 節根花片喰, 芋片喰, Pink sorre
  • Place of originSouth America, Brazil
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September

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.


  • Eye
    Oxalidales
  • Family
    Oxalidaceae
  • Genus
    Oxalis
  • Species
    O. articulata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typebulb-related perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ cm
  • Diameter of flower1.2 ~ 1.5 cm

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