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Robust herb to 1 (-2) m tall. Leaves to 1.3 (-2) m long and up to 12 cm broad, thick. Umbel of c. 25 white flowers borne on pedicels which are 2.5-5 cm long. Corolla tube slender; lobes narrowly lanceolate-linear, 4–6 × 0.5–0.8 cm. Filaments 3–5 cm long, purple in upper part. Style filiform, purple.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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