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Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum

II Region, Quebrada Rinconada, Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 270-660 m. 12 02, 2007

 

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Species:  Oxalis bulbocastanum Phil.
Family:  Oxalidaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Geraniales
Chilean Name:  Vinagrillo , Papa chiñaque
English Name:  Shamrock
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  0475
About 91 Oxalis in Chile and 31 in our data base.
About 91 Oxalidaceae in Chile and 30 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).     Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.   
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
Yellow, 5 petals      Perennial     

Endemic    Not Frequent

Height: 15 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 50-300 m. 09 20, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: Yellow, 5 petals

Height: 15 cm.

 

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 50-300 m. 09 20, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.

 

Light conditions:

Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).

 

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum

II Region, Quebrada Rinconada, Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 270-660 m. 12 02, 2007

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Oxalis bulbocastanum

II Region, Quebrada Paposo, Chile
Altitude: 50-300 m. 09 20, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (3) of Oxalis bulbocastanum Phil. available here

More species from the same Oxalidaceae family in our data base:

Oxalis adenophylla (Culle)

Oxalis arenaria (Vinagrillo / Culle)

Oxalis bulbocastanum (Vinagrillo / Papa chiñaque)

Oxalis caesia

Oxalis carnosa var. carnosa

Oxalis carnosa var. incana

Oxalis compacta

Oxalis gigantea

Oxalis mallobolva.

Oxalis maritima

Oxalis micrantha

Oxalis pes-caprae

Oxalis puberula

Oxalis purpurea

Oxalis rosea (Culle rosado / Culle colorado / Culli / Vinagrillo)

Oxalis sp. #1187

Oxalis sp. #1290

Oxalis sp. #1450

Oxalis sp. #1491

Oxalis sp. #1503

Oxalis sp. #1561

Oxalis sp. #1587

Oxalis sp. #1640

Oxalis sp. #1641

Oxalis sp. #1679

Oxalis sp. #2770

Oxalis sp. #1322

Oxalis sp. #1321

Oxalis sp. #2127

Oxalis squamata (Ojos de agua)

Oxalis valdiviensis

 

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