The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Oxalidaceae

Oxalis arbuscula Barnéoud

Place of Publication

Fl. Chil. [Gay] 1(4): 443-444 (1846)

Type citation

Chile. Copiapó. Gay 18. Holotype: P (P00445546) Isotype: F. (0066497F)

Synonyms

References

  • Gay (1846c)

    Gay, C. 1846. Historia física y política de Chile: Botánica, vol. 1(4):377-496. Paris & Chile (Museo Historia Natural de Santiago)

  • Heibl (2005)

    Heibl, C 2005. Studies on the systematics, evolution and biogeography of Oxalis sections Caesiae, Carnosae, and Giganteae, endemic to the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Diploma thesis. University of Munich, Germany.

Iconography

  • Heibl (2005): Fig. 12 (A--D

Regions

Antofagasta and Atacama

Habitat

Desert and Desert fog oasis

Distribution and habitat

Very restricted distribution in Region Antofagasta (Paposo) and two locations south of Copiapoa (Region Atacama). It grows in stony soils in fog desert (Paposo) and inland semi desert (Heibl, 2005)

Descriptions

  • Heibl (2005)

Habit

Perennial, dwarf shrub up to 20 cm tall.Perennial.