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Unarmed shrubs. Sepals caducous. Leaves entire. Flowers solitary, male or bisexual, large and showy. Sepals 3-4.   Petals free, white, 7-12, more numerous than the sepals. Stamens numerous. Ovary sessile, 1-locular. Fruit a woody capsule; valves 8, thick.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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