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Large flower pink-sorrel (Oxalis debilis)

Large flower pink-sorrel (Oxalis debilis) is a species of plant in the Oxalidaceae, a perennial shrub with erect stems, disk-shaped leaves, pink flowers, cosmopolitan, edible, grows in forests and farmlands in tropical and subtropical climates.

O. debilis has roots with tubers. The stem is cylindrical, erect, slender and green. Fruit in capsule form. Propagation by generative and vegetative.

Dlium Large flower pink-sorrel (Oxalis debilis)


Flowers have long stalks, sitting at the tip and the base has a green color. The crown has five sections, each elongated or elliptical, open to the top, light pink with yellow or pink pistil stripes.

The leaves have a long stalk, erect, circular and flattened with three or four parts, each part having the shape of a heart with a bone in the middle and several pinnate veins, thick and green.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis
Subgenus: Oxalis
Section: Ionoxalis
Species: Oxalis debilis

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