Oxalis triangularis, commonly called False Shamrock, is a species of edible perennial plant in the Oxalidaceae family. It is endemic to Brazil. This woodsorrel is typically grown as a houseplant but can be grown outside in zones 8a-11, preferably in light shade.
There are some of these plants grown in pots at home in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Indonesia.
Scientific Classification of False Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis)
Kingdom Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - plants
Phylum Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - vascular plants
Class Magnoliopsida Brongniart, 1843 - dicotyledons
Order Oxalidales Heintze, 1927
Family Oxalidaceae R. Brown, 1818 - wood-sorrel family
Genus Oxalis C. Linnaeus, 1753
Species O. triangularis A.St.-Hil.
Botanical/Scientific name: Oxalis triangularis A.St.-Hil.
Synonym Oxalis regnellii
Photos of False Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis) flowers were taken using a camera phone Sony Ericsson K800i in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Indonesia.