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A glabrous, dioecious shrub, with slender young branches; old branches are spinescent. Leaves are linear. Inflorescence is a many-flowered raceme bearing yellow flowers with oblong-ovate sepals; petals are usually absent. Fruit is a globose, subsessile berry, white at maturity and turning red when drying with tuberculate, dark brown seeds.


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