Definition of Oxalis corniculata

1. Noun. Creeping much-branched mat-forming weed; cosmopolitan.

Exact synonyms: Creeping Oxalis, Creeping Wood Sorrel
Generic synonyms: Oxalis, Sorrel, Wood Sorrel



Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxalis Corniculata

Ovulen
Owen
Owen's lines
Owen Glendower
Owen Wister
Owenian
Owenite
Owenites
Owens
Owensboro
Oxalidaceae
Oxalis acetosella
Oxalis caprina
Oxalis cernua
Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis crenata
Oxalis pes-caprae
Oxalis tuberosa
Oxalis violacea
Oxandra
Oxandra lanceolata
Oxbridge
Oxbridgian
Oxfam
Oxford
Oxford English
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford University
Oxford blue

Literary usage of Oxalis corniculata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"oxalis corniculata RUBRA. colour, habit, and duration, when properly managed; and, moreover, it is hardy as a willow. Its colour is beautiful and chaste in ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"oxalis corniculata L. Sp. Pl. 435. 1753. Annual or perennial from creeping rootstocks, pubescent with appressed hairs or nearly glabrous, freely branching ..."

3. The Materia medica of the Hindus: Compiled from Sanskrit Medical Works by Udoy Chand Dutt (1877)
"THE leaves of oxalis corniculata are used as a pot-herb ... four seers, the fresh juice of oxalis corniculata, four seers, curdled milk called dadhi, ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"oxalis corniculata L. Sp. PI. 435 (1753). 2423. Oxalis recurva Ell. Bot. ... oxalis corniculata var. stricta Savigny ; Lam. Encycl. 4 : 683 (1797). ..."

5. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Greens of oxalis corniculata. PULICARIA, a genus of plants belonging to the ... oxalis corniculata, L.—R. ii, 457, IK. Ic. The same term is also applied by ..."

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