Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
The Australian Plant Name Index (APNI) is a tool for the botanical community that deals with plant names and their usage in the scientific literature, whether as a current name or synonym. APNI does not recommend any particular taxonomy or nomenclature. For a listing of currently accepted scientific names for the Australian vascular flora, please use the Australian Plant Census (APC) link above.
Lectotype:"Lectotype, designated here: the illustration number 340 preserved at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K) (Alternative number: 452), painted by Thomas Duncanson, is designated as the lectotype of Oxalis bowiei W.T.Aiton ex G.Don (Fig. 4). This was from material collected by Bowie in Caffraria [Kaffraria], East of the Great Fish River and brought home by him in 1823."
Etymology:"Oxalis bowiei was collected by, and named after, James Bowie (circa 1789–2 July 1869) (Loddiges 1832). Bowie was employed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and was sent as a botanical collector to the Cape of Good Hope between 1817 and 1823 (Smith and van Wyk 1989)."