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Trees or shrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves alternate, simple, ± coriaceous, evergreen, entire (in ours). Inflorescences cymose or paniculate. Flowers actinomorphic. Sepals 4-6, free or connate. Petals 4-6. Ovary superior, 1-locular with 2 carpels (in ours). Fruit a capsule. Seeds covered in a sticky resin (in ours).

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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