Taxon profile


Procumbent Yellow-sorrel
Oxalis corniculata L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Oxalidales »  family Oxalidaceae »  genus Oxalis - woodsorrel

Scientific synonyms

Acetosella corniculata (L.) Kuntze
Oxalis corniculata var. atropurpurea Planch.
Oxalis corniculata var. langloisii (Small) Wieg.
Oxalis corniculata var. lupulina (R. Knuth) Zucc.
Oxalis corniculata var. macrophylla Arsene ex R. Knuth
Oxalis corniculata var. minor Laing
Oxalis corniculata var. reptans Laing
Oxalis corniculata var. villosa (Bieb.) Hohen.
Oxalis corniculata var. viscidula Wieg.
Oxalis langloisii (Small) Fedde

Other names

= Creeping Oxalis
= Creeping Woods
= Creeping Woodsorrel
= Sourgrass Wood-sorrel
= Sourweed
= Yellow Oxalis
= Yellow Wood Sorrel


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Oxalis corniculata var. repens (Thunb.) Zucc

Oxalis corniculata var. repens

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Oxalis corniculata]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN Pest Information Wiki [Oxalis_corniculata_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Oxalis corniculata L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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