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Oxalis atacamensis Reiche

Place of Publication

Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 286 (1894c)

Type citation

Chile, Atacama, Paposo. Philippi. XII 1853 . Holotype SGO. Isotype GH



  • Reiche (1894c)

    Reiche, K. F. 1894c. Zur Kenntnis der chilenischen arten der gattung Oxalis. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 18: 259-305

  • 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.


Perennial or subshrub with slightly succulent stems, up to 20 cm tall