Oxalis triangularis: False Shamrock


Oxalis triangularis, commonly called False Shamrock, is a species of edible perennial plant in the Oxalidaceae family. It is endemic to Brazil. This plant is typically grown as a houseplant.


The subspecies O. triangularis subsp. papilionacea, in particular its cultivar ‘Triangularis’, is highly popular as a pot plant and known as Love Plant, Purple Shamrock, or sourgrass.

Oxalis Triangularis are plants that grow from bulbs, and their propagation is done by division of the bulbs.

Photos: Jakarta, Indonesia 20061114

Source: Wikipedia


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