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Submerged perennial dioecious herbs. Leaves linear, radical, sessile, lacking a midrib; tip obtuse; margin entire or minutely serrate. Flowers unisexual, floating. Male flowers free-floating on surface; female flowers floating, attached to plant by long peduncle. Sepals 3. Petals 1 (male) or 3 (female), minute. Fruit a narrow cylindric capsule.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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