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Aquatic herbs. Leaves sagittate at base, erect. Inflorescence a pyramidal panicle, composed of 4-7 whorls; lower whorls bearing female or bisexual flowers; upper bearing mostly male flowers. Sepals boat-shaped, deflexed after flowering. Petals, white, circular, clawed. Stamens 6. Carpels numerous.

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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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