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Herbs with a corm. Stems with 1-2 tubular basal spathes. Leaves: lowest 1-3 with a free tubular sheathing base and a linear to filiform lamina; upper sessile, decurrent. Flowers 3-10 in a lax, scorpioid cyme; pedicels recurved. Perianth segments 6, free, caducous. Stamens 6. Ovary 3-locular. Style very short, 1. Seeds spherical, papillose.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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