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Oxalis flava L. var. lupinifolia

See Oxalis flava L. for detail.  O. flava is a very variable species, lupinifolia having up to 7 narrow leaflets, resembling a lupin leaf.  [RHSD].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain of 1775.  [RHSD].  Jacq. Ox. t.72/1794.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [B.374/1850].


Published Jan 28, 2010 - 03:16 PM | Last updated Jan 28, 2010 - 03:23 PM

Figured are palmate leaves with up to 7 leaflets and yellow flowers.  Jacquin Oxalis t.72, 1794.

Oxalis flava L. var. lupinifolia | Jacq. Ox. t.72/1794 | BHL

Family Oxalidaceae
Region of origin

South Africa

  • Oxalis lupinifolia Jacq. 
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Oxalis lupinifolia 

Confidence level high