Oxalidaceae

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Oxalidaceae
Oxalis-regnellii-atropurpurea.jpg
Oxalis regnellii atropurpurea
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Faimily: Oxalidaceae
R.Br.
Genera

Averrhoa
Biophytum
Eichleria
Oxalis

The Oxalidaceae, or wid sorrel faimily, is a smaa faimily o aicht genera o yerbaceous plants, shrubs an smaa trees, wi the great majority o the 900 species in the genus Oxalis (wid sorrels). Members o this faimily teepically hae dividit leafs, the leaflets shawin "sleep movements", speldin open in licht an closin in the mirkness.

The genus Averrhoa o whilk starnfruit is a member, is aften includit in this faimily, but some botanists pit it in a separate faimily Averrhoaceae.

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Carambola or starfruit, considered by some botanists in a separate faimily, Averrhoaceae

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