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Creeping, sprawling herb, rooting at the nodes, Leaves 7 - 10 cm long, lanceolate-elliptic, sheathing at the base, slightly fleshy, above dark purple-green with broad silvery-grey bands along the length on each side of the mid rib; purple-red beneath. Flowers in pairs, 10-15 mm in diameter, bright mauve pink.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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