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Trees or shrubs; the trunk sometimes with corky bosses bearing prickles; branches bearing spiny stipules. Leaves imparipinnate, not crowded at ends of branches; leaflets with 2-7 opposite pairs; petiole and rhachis winged. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary panicle. Sepals and petals 4-5. Fruit a 4-5-lobed berry with 4 or 5 seeds.This genus is sometimes included within the Rutaceae. It certainly does have a superficial similarity to Citropsis daweana.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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