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Small to medium sized tree. Trunk typically light grey with characteristic bands of darker lenticels. Leaves alternate more or less obovate, shiny green. Flowers in terminal clusters, small greenish-white to cream. The fruit capsules typically split open while still on the tree, revealing the bright orange, sticky covering of the seeds.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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