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Stoloniferous or rhizomatous perennial herbs. Stems erect. Leaves spirally arranged. Inflorescence a terminal thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic. Sepals 3, free,  Petals 3, free.  Fertile stamens 6; filaments hairless. Ovary 3-locular. Fruit indehiscent, berry-like, hard, shiny, metallic blue.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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