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Herb up to c. 35 cm tall. Stems very slender, crisped pubescent. Leaves linear-lanceolate, 5-7 mm long hairless, apex with a needle-like point; margin somewhat rolled under. Flowers bright pink, in 1-5-flowered lateral racemes on pedicels 3-4 mm long. Capsule suborbicular in outline, c.5.5 × 5 mm, hairless with a narrowly winged margin.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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