ID in an Andean canyon

bulborum botanicum
Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:03:56 PST
As the comment says
looks very much an Oxalis sp.
but which one just from 2 leaves ??


2010/11/18 AW <>

> I've been looking through my files of plants seen when in Argentina a few
> years ago and, over the past month, have posted messages on the bulbs seen.
> Here is another:
> It was taken in northern Argentina in a deep canyon through which a river
> flowed. The whole place was humid and on the nearly vertical rock walls
> grew
> many plants, notably cacti, begonias, bromeliads and ferns. In this shot
> the
> rebutia is R. jajoiana but I do not know what the unusual bulbous bloom is.
> Small pieces of debris from the canyon walls are noticeable. At first
> observation I even thought that with the humidity and lichens present it
> might be a moss ally! But, no, it is not. So, I call upon you experts of
> those parts to render advice.
> Andrew Wilson
> San Diego
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