Definition of Oxalis crenata
1. Noun. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
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Literary usage of Oxalis crenata
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1. The Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing, and Technical Terms: With a by Peter Lund Simmonds (1858)
"... tanière: also a name for the acid tubers of oxalis crenata growing In tlie mountains of South America, which, after exposure to light, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Several species have tuberous roots, and are cultivated on account of their tubers, as oxalis crenata and Oxalis tube- roua, natives of Peru and Bolivia, ..."