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Shrubs or small trees, sometimes spiny. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences of much-forked cymes, alternating from node to node. Flowers bisexual. Calyx 5-fid. Petals slightly fused at base. Stamens 5, alternating with the petals. Ovary sessile with 1-2 ovules. Fruit an almost dry drupe.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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