Cape Sorrel (Oxalis pes-caprae) mutant V3.0b

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Cape Sorrel (Oxalis pes-caprae) mutant V3.0b

Post by MWP admin » Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:14 pm

This is a truly new version of Oxalis pes-caprae which seems to be an intermediate between The normal Oxalis pes-caprae and oxalis pes-caprae var. pleniflora.

Now this is very interesting in my opinion becasue these plants cannot hybridize becasue they do not reproduce by sexual reproduction.

What explanation is behind this population (A couple of plant-clusters over 10mx10m area)?
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