Oxalis marlothii Schltr. ex R.Knuth (1930:362)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: type collection (Salter, 1944; fide Clark et al., 2011)

Relocated or Rediscovered in 2011 or before (Clark et al., 2011); 2009 (observation) & 2018 (submission) (research grade iNaturalist observations)



Northern Cape Province, South Africa


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Clark, V. R., Barker, N. P. and Mucina, L. (2011). The Roggeveldberge — Notes on a botanically hot area on a cold corner of the southern Great Escarpment, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 77(1): 112-126.

Dreyer, L. L., Oberlander, K. C., Raimondo, D. and von Staden, L. (2016). Oxalis marlothii Schltr. ex R.Knuth. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2023/11/04.

Germishuizen, G. and Meyer, N. L. (eds.). (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Hall, A. V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S. A. M. (1980). Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

Hilton-Taylor, C. (1996). Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J. E., Helme, N. A., Turner, R. C., Kamundi, D. A. and Manyama, P. A. (2009). Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Salter, T. M. (1944). The genus Oxalis in South Africa: a taxonomic revision. Journal of South African Botany Supplement 1:1-355.

Snijman, D. A. (2013). Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


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