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Terrestrial herbs, with an underground chain of tubers. Leaves 1-3 with a tubular petiole; lamina plicate. Inflorescence lateral, a short apical raceme borne on a scape covered with scarious sheaths. Bracts large, exceeding the flowers. Sepals and petals ± similar, the petals shorter. Lip 3-lobed, without a spur. Pollinia 2.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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