Oxalis storage organs

Karl Church 64kkmjr@gmail.com
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:20:17 PST
Mary Sue,
Thanks for all your work on Oxalis & corp sharing so many bulbs on the BX.
Karl Church
Dinuba, CA
zone 9b
On Nov 13, 2014 8:58 AM, "Mary Sue Ittner" <msittner@mcn.org> wrote:

> Oxalis storage organs  are so different in size as well as form. I find it
> useful to know what they look like when I am repotting so I decided to make
> a wiki page and gather all the photos we had of them. Nhu is correct that
> the bulb of Oxalis hirta 'Gothenburg' is gigantic. It also doesn't increase
> very much like some of the other Oxalis. On the other hand Oxalis glabra
> and Oxalis pusilla are really tiny. Having a grid or ruler in the photos
> makes them easier to compare. Sometimes I added more than one photo of the
> bulbs of the same species to illustrate that different forms can be
> different in size and in shape a bit too. That is certainly true of forms
> of Oxalis purpurea, Oxalis flava, Oxalis hirta.
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…
> If anyone has photos of the storage organs of species we have on the wiki
> already but are missing photos of the storage organs, send them to me and
> I'll add them.
> Oxalis bowiei also has big pink flowers and in a good year like this one
> is very dazzling.
> Mary Sue
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