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Oxalidaceae
The Wood Sorrel Family
Plantae
This is a family of around 90 species (or around 900 according to some classifications), mainly of annual or perennial herbs, found mainly in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world, although some occur in temperate regions. They are mainly grown as ornamental plants, although the tubers and leaves of some species are used as food, and some are considered weeds. The family includes the well-known tropical ground-cover, Oxalis pes-caprae, the Bermuda Buttercup, and Oxalis corniculata, a weed of temperate gardens.
Flowers with five petals
Ten stamens in two rings of five
A superior seed capsule with five parts
No stipules

They often have a fleshy aril to fling the seed from the pod
Often have folded leaflets

and are mostly tropical and subtropical annual and perennial herbs


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Scientific Family name.
Hint: Usually ends in "acea"
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The Family Oxalidaceae
belongs to the Order of Oxalidales


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Oxalidaceae
Oxalidales
Oxalidales
Oxid Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus



Number of Species: 1000
Number of Genera: 4


Averrhoa Genus
Oxalis Genus

Number of Species per Genus  

Averrhoa

12

Biophytum

50

Eichleria

Oxalis

900

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