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Trees (in ours), shrubs or herbs. Leaves spirally arranged, crowded (in ours) in apical rosettes. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Flowers whitish, fragrant, nocturnal. Perianth tubular; lobes, 6, recurved. Fruit a spherical or lobed, orange-scarlet berry. Seeds 1-3, rounded, bony.

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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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