Comprehensive Description

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Xanthoxalis vulcanicola (Dorm. Smith) Small
Oxalis vulcanicola Donn. Smith, Bot. Gaz. 23 : 241. 1897.
Stems herbaceous, 2-7 dm. long, spreading or creeping, pubescent, densely so and more or less shaggy near the ends ; leaflets bright-green, the blades cuneate to obovate, 8-35 mm. long, notched at the apex anil with the lobes directed forward, more or less pubescent, especially beneath ; peduncles longer than the leaves ; pedicels copiously pubescent; sepals 4.5-6 mm, long, linear-lanceolate; petals yellow and streaked with violet, about twice as long as the sepals ; filaments glabrous ; capsules oblong, about as long as the sepals.
Ty'PE locality' : Sitio Birris, Volcan Irazii, Costa Rica.
Distribution : Costa Rica.
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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