Oxalis pes-caprae L., Sp. Pl. 434 1753. (Syn: Acetosella abyssinica (Walp.) Kuntze; Acetosella cernua (Thunb.) Kuntze; Acetosella ehrenbergii Kuntze; Bolboxalis cernua (Thunb.) Small; Jonoxalis pes-caprae (L.) Small; Oxalis abyssinica Walp. (ambiguous synonym); Oxalis biflora Burm.fil.; Oxalis cernua Thunb.; Oxalis cernua L.; Oxalis cernua f. microphylla Batt.; Oxalis cernua var. pleniflora Lowe; Oxalis concinna Salisb.; Oxalis dentata Eckl. & Zeyh. (ambiguous synonym); Oxalis ehrenbergii Schltdl.; Oxalis erecta Savign. (ambiguous synonym); Oxalis grandiflora Arechav.; Oxalis libyca Viv.; Oxalis lybica Viv.; Oxalis macrophylla Hornem. (ambiguous synonym); Oxalis mairei Knuth ex Engler; Oxalis pes-caprae var. pleniflora (Lowe) Blanco-Dios; Oxalis pes-caprae f. pleniflora (Lowe) Sunding; Oxalis pleniflora Lanfranco);    
South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), Namibia, trop. Africa
(I), England (I), Portugal (I), Spain (I), Gibraltar (I), Baleares (I), France
(I), Corsica (I), Sardinia (I), Malta (I), Sicily (I), Italy (I), Greece (I),
Croatia (I), Crete (I), Libya (I), Tunisia (I), Algeria (I), Morocco (I),
Northern Caucasus (I), Georgia [Caucasus] (I), China (I), Australia (I) (Western
Australia (I), Northern Territory (I), South Australia (I), Queensland (I), New
South Wales (I), Victoria (I), Tasmania (I)), Peru (I), Chile (I), Uruguay (I),
Argentina (I), Brazil (I), Mexico (I), Cyprus (I) (C-Mountains (I), E-Cyprus
(I), N-Cyprus (I), W-Cyprus (I)), East Aegaean Isl. (I), Rhodos (I), Turkey (I)
(W-Anatolia (I)), Egypt (I) (Nile Delta (I), Nile Valley (I), NW-coastal Egypt
(I)), Israel (I) (coastal W-Israel (I), Rift Valley (I), N-Israel (I)), Lebanon
(I) (coastal W-Lebanon (I)), Sinai peninsula (I) (N-Sinai (I)), Syria (I)
(coastal W-Syria (I), NW-Syria (I)), United Arab Emirates (I), Qatar (I),
Afghanistan (I), Azores (I) (Santa Maria Isl. (I), Sao Miguel Isl. (I), Terceira
(I), Graciosa (I), Sao Jorge (I), Pico (I), Faial (I), Flores Isl.), Madeira (I)
(Madeira Isl. (I), Porto Santo Isl. (I)), Canary Isl. (I) (Lanzarote (I),
Fuerteventura (I), Gran Canaria (I), Tenerife (I), Hierro (I), La Palma Isl.
(I)), India (I), Pakistan (I), Pakistani Kashmir (I) (Gilgit (I)), USA (I)
(Arizona (I), California (I), Florida (I))
as per Catalogue of life;
 
Perennial stemless herb with many bulbs seated on a rhizome; leaves numnerous, up to 40 in number, in basal rosette; petiole up to 20 cm long; leaflets 3, 2-3.5 cm long, obcordate, often with several small purple spots, hairy beneath; flowers golden yellow, 2-3 cm across, in up to 20-flowered umbellate cyme, carried on up to 30 cm long scape; sepals lanceolate, lanceolate to oblong, with often 2 orange tubercles at tip; petals golden yellow, up to 2.5 cm long; filament 5-7 mm long, hairy;
  
 

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Wild Flower for ID -110811 – RK2:  Request ID of this flower. Pics taken in April 2011 in Los Altos, California. Plant about 11/2 ‘ high. Flower is over 11/2 ” long & about 13/4” across. Regret do not have other pictures.[Do not think leaves in the pic belong to the same flower. The leaves could be maranta species ].


On the basis of flowers it should be Oxalis pes-caprae


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Oxalis pes-caprae L., Sp. Pl. 434. 1753.  
Common name: Bermuda buttercup
This interesting species with distinctive purple dots on slightly succulent leaves in a basal rosette and large 2.5-3 cm across yellow flowers in an umbel on a long scape, I had seen growing occasionally in lawns on roadsides in California, but this year I saw a huge field of this species soon after the Brassica crop died down in autumn. I held it back till I found this plant being depicted at Delhi University Flower Show a few days back. Incidentally the species also features in eFlora of Pakistan, eFlora of China, before that Flora of Upper Gangetic Plains and probably reported from many other places in India.
Perennial stemless herb with many bulbs seated on a rhizome; leaves numnerous, up to 40 in number, in basal rosette; petiole up to 20 cm long; leaflets 3, 2-3.5 cm long, obcordate, often with several small purple spots, hairy beneath; flowers golden yellow, 2-3 cm across, in up to 20-flowered umbellate cyme, carried on up to 30 cm long scape; sepals lanceolate, lanceolate to oblong, with often 2 orange tubercles at tip; petals golden yellow, up to 2.5 cm long; filament 5-7 mm long, hairy;
Photographed as cultivated herb in Delhi, and growing wild in California. Naturalised in many places in world and often cultivated.
I HAVE FEELING THAT PLANT DEPICTED ON FLOWERS OF INDIA WEBSITE AS OXALIS STRICTA IS ACTUALLY THIS SPECIES. THERE IS A LONE PHOTOGRAPH OF INFLORESCENCE ON THE WEBSITE BUT LOOKING AT THE SIZE OF FLOWERS IT APPEARS TO BE O. PES-CAPRAE ONLY. O. STRICTA MUST BE REMEMBERED IS MUCH SIMILAR TO O. CORNICULATA WITH SMALLER FLOWERS AND MORE IMPORTANT BRANCHED STEM.


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Balsaminaceae, Geraniaceae and Oxalidaceae Week : Oxalis pes-caprae : Delhi : For Validation : 050313 : AK-6 : (3 images).

These pictures are taken in Delhi during March,2012.
I had initially named as Oxalis stricta, as in flowersofindia.
But after seeing your post of Oxalis pes-caprae, checked the leaves minutely and found the purple dots.
Kindly validate.


These are wild? Deserve to be in pots. So beautiful


I think they are cultivated.
Saw them in a private garden.


Yes …, O. pes-caprae.


 

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MKP AU 009 June 2016 Oxalis sp : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)

After the rains all the grounds get covered by these flowers of Oxalis. It looks as beautiful yellow carpet.

Thanks, … Is it not our own Oxalis corninulata (as per images herein), naturalized worldwide ?

Not sure. But few days back when I was cleaning my inbox for space, I saw a mail written by …. In that specifically I remember the purple spots on leaf were mentioned.
I had already deleted the mail.
But latter I saw this flower, first and after a few rain shower it covered many places. Then when I took the pictures I realized that this should be the same plant discussed on eflora.
sps I don’t remember.
One more sps of Oxalis also I have clicked with pink flowers. Will send tomorrow.


The one sent by you doesn’t have spots on leaves.


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Sir what are the purple colour markings seen on the leaves in the images number 8700, 8703, 8710?

Attaching some more photos
I have attached 3948 just to show the carpet look 
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Thanks … It appears to be Burmuda buttercup Oxalis pes caprea


Yes, matches with images at Oxalis pes-caprae


 

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For ID 260612 NS1: I have found some photgraphs of flowers that grew in my old garden about 15 years ago. I’m sorry to say that I can no longer identify some of them.

This one in particular I am not sure what it is, and if it is a weed. Please excuse the picture quality, these were taken on a film camera then and have bene scanned only now
Date/Time- 1990s, winter
Location- Delhi
Habitat- cultivated in a garden


Looks like Oxalis corniculata

This appears to be Oxalis pes-caprae as per images and details herein.  


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