Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Oxalis debilis Kunth
Common name : Large-Flowered Pink Sorrel, lilac oxalis, pink wood sorrel
Vernacular name : Piyag Miu(Adi); Chari amilo(Nepali); Siakthur-chi-khat(Mizo)
Habit : Herb
Comments / notes : Large-Flowered Pink Sorrel is native to south America, naturalized in parts of India - most likely a garden escape.
Key identification features : Bulbils are clustered, sheathed in scales. Roots are fibrous. Leaves are trifoliate, as in all wood sorrels.
Flower, Fruit : March- April
Meghalaya : Meghalaya
Native : Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
Exotic/Native : Exotic
World Distribution : Alabama, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Fiji, Florida, France, Galápagos, Georgia, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Haiti, India, Iran, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Kriti, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Malaya, Mauritius, Mexico Northwest, Mississippi, Morocco, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Oregon, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sumatera, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Vietnam, Washington, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zaïre