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Leafless, liane-like climber with green succulent stems up to c. 1 cm in diameter and short roots at the nodes. Small brownish vestigial leaves sometimes present at the nodes. Inflorescence many-flowered, up to 30 cm long, terminal or at the nodes. Flowers large and showy, up to 15 cm in diameter, white, more or less flushed with pink, strongly and sweetly scented. Lip funnel-shaped, often salmon-pink or yellowish in the throat. Capsule up to 17.5 cm long.

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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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