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Tiny Desert Treaures | by pennyeast
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Tiny Desert Treaures

Oxalis convexula

Family Oxalidaceae

They were seen in the Worcester Botanical Gardens, Western Cape, South Africa, and are really tiny, as the bottom left insert illustrates. They were scattered over the driest, very exposed, and most inhospitable parts of the semi-desert terrain.


My thanks to Ashley1954 for putting me on the right track in identifying these!


Larger view available HERE

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Taken on July 23, 2008