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A near-leafless shrub with erect, much-branched, terete, green, spinescent stems. Leaves are linear-lanceolate, sessile, acute and glabrous, borne on juvenile branches. Inflorescence is an axillary, few-flowered umbel-like cyme. Corolla is broadly funnel-shaped, deeply divided into lobes, pubescent on both surfaces. Fruit is a narrowly elliptic follicle, terete and glabrous.


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Source: Bibliotheca Alexandrina - EOL Ar

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