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Annuals with a strong odour of fenugreek when dried. Culms triangular. Inflorescence open, with long leafy involucral bracts. Spikelets 1-8-flowered, falling off entire when mature. Glumes distichous, winged on the keel. Perianth 0. Stamens 3. Stigmas 3. Fruit a nutlet, usually dorsally flattened.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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