EPPO Global Database

Oxalis tuberosa(OXATU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: OXATU
  • Preferred name: Oxalis tuberosa
  • Authority: Molina


Colombia. Cultivated as an edible tuber crop in the Andes, and occasionally elsewhere as a novelty crop

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Oxalis crenata Jacquin

Common names
Name Language
oca English
gekerbter Sauerklee German
Knollensauerklee German
Oka German
oca French
truffette acide French
cuiba Spanish (CO)
oca Spanish
azedinha Portuguese
кислица клубненосная Russian