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Deciduous shrub or small tree. Leaves alternate, oblong to narrowly elliptic, grey-green, margins entire. Flowers in terminal and axillary sprays on long stalks, pink and purple. The flowers are borne in great profusion when the leaves are still small, making a spectacular display. Fruit a small nut, bearing a single membranous wing.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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