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Climbing shrub. Leaves oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, acuminate, the petiole bases persistent and thorn-like. Flowers fragrant in terminal drooping spikes. Calyx tube c. 8 cm long; lobes short, triangular. Petals white, becoming red. Fruit narrowly ellipsoid, 5-angled.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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