Oxalis corniculata L.

 
  • Family : OXALIDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Oxalidaceae
  • Species : Oxalis corniculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oxalis corniculata L.
  • Common name : Common Sorel
  • Vernacular name : Changeri (San.); Tinpathiya (Hin.); Pullampurchi soppu, Hulisoppu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11588, CJS 14071
  • Key identification features : A small herb with an underground tuber. Leaves are trifoliate with cordate leaflets. Flowers are small, yellow, about a cm across, on a few-flowered elongated inflorescence. Fruit is an elongated capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Cosmopolitan
  • Comments : Leaves are sour and used as vegetable.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout the State
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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