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Oxalis phaeotricha  Diels;  Oxalidaceae

Hierbas ascendentes de hasta 50 cm de alto, cubiertas de pelos largos, blancos y sedosos; los tallos son suculentos y presentan tintes de color rojo. Las hojas son alternas, compuestas de 3 hojuelas de hasta 1 cm de largo, de forma acorazonada, son sensibles al tacto y se viran hacia abajo. La inflorescencia tiene de 1 a 3 flores que miden hasta 25 mm de diámetro, con 5 pétalos de color amarillo intenso con las venas rojas.

Distribución: Colombia a Bolivia. En el PNC se encuentra en los bosques de Polylepis.

Ascending herbs up to 50 cm tall, covered with white, silky, long hairs; the stems are fleshy and tinged with red. The leaves are alternate and compound; its 3 heart-shaped leaflets up to 1 cm long are sensitive to the touch and turn downwards. The inflorescence has 1 to 3 flowers up to 25 mm in diameter, with 5 deep yellow petals with red veins.

Distribution: Colombia to Bolivia. In CNP it is found in the Polylepis forests.

 
 
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