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Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, simple; margin entire to slightly undulate. Stipules 0. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic, in few-flowered axillary cymes, with articulated pedicels. Calyx minutely toothed. Petals 4-10, valvate, linear, becoming recurved. Stamens equal in number to petals and alternating with them, hairy at the base. Ovary inferior, usually 1-locular. Fruit ribbed when dry, bearing disk and sepals at apex.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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