Photo from Botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu.
The corm by Xerantheum, Flickr.com.
The flower by D. L. Nickrent,
The leaves by Neptalí Ramírez Marcial,
Reinhard Gustav Paul Knuth,
Honduras, Guatemala, S Mexico
Medium - Maximum
Ionoxalis nelsonii, Small, 1907.
Ionoxalis rosei, Small, 1907.
Ionoxalis goldmanii, Rose, 1911.
Oxalis crassiscaposa, R. Knuth, 1919.
Oxalis multiceps, R. Knuth, 1919.
Oxalis rosei, R. Knuth, 1919.
Oxalis goldmanii, R. Knuth, 1927.
This member of the
was given this name by Reinhard Gustav Paul Knuth in 1919. It is found from
southern Mexico through Guatemala to Honduras, growing in a well drained soil with
some to lots of water and some sun. The corm can grow to five centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from fifteen to 30 centimetres in height. The flowers are pink.
The genera name means 'sharp,
pungent', as to leaf taste. The species name after the
British/American naturalist and ethnologist Edward William