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Annual or perennial herbs, weak-stemmed and semi-climbing. Leaves 2-4-pinnatisect. Umbels compound; outer flowers bisexual with outer petals of the outer flowers radiate; inner flowers usually male. Bracts present, sometimes numerous; bracteoles present. Petals greenish or yellowish-white, sometimes pinkish. Fruit bearing rows of glochidiate spines.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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