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M Oxalis pes-caprae L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Oxalis (family Oxalidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 434 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acetosella cernua (Thunb.) Kuntze Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Bolboxalis cernua (Thunb.) Small Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Oxalis biflora Burm.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Oxalis burmannii Jacq. Synonym M TRO
Oxalis cernua Thunb. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Oxalis cernua var. namaquana Sond. Synonym L TRO
Oxalis ehrenbergii Schltdl. Synonym M TRO
Oxalis erecta Savigny Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Oxalis grandiflora Arechav. Synonym M TRO
Oxalis kuibisensis R. Knuth Synonym M TRO
Oxalis lybica Viv. Synonym M TRO
Oxalis mairei R. Knuth ex Engler Synonym M TRO
Oxalis pes-caprae var. pes-caprae Synonym L TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Oxalis pes-caprae f. pleniflora (Lowe) Sunding Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2393938.

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