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DescriptionDichotomously branched trees or large shrubs. Leaves borne in rosettes, unspotted; dried leaves not persistent. Inflorescence a branched panicle with cylindric racemes. Flowers cylindric to cylindric-ventricose, without a pronounced constriction above a bulbous basal swelling, yellow, orange or pink to red. Stamens and style straight, usually long-exserted; filaments glabrous. Fruit a loculicidal capsule; seeds numerous.