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Procumbent annual herb with much-branched radiating stems up to c. 40 cm long Leaves alternate, numerous, oblong, obovate to almost round, usually up to 2.5 cm long, plicate with dense appressed hairs diverging from the veins above, with dense long glandular hairs below; margin deeply crenate to almost lobed. Flowers solitary, small, white, mostly hidden among the leaves. Fruit depressed ovoid, 4-5 mm in diameter, 4-lobed, beaked with irregular protuberances, brownish, dividing into 2 pairs of nutlets.

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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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