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Parasitic shrub with long spreading stems. Leaves opposite, alternate or clustered, light green to blue-green, narrowly oblong-lanceolate, oblanceolate to ovate, sometimes slightly curved, 3-7-veined. Flowers in 1-4 umbels in the lower axils or at the nodes, 3-6-flowered. Corolla 4-5 cm long, deep pink to orange-red, slightly S-shaped near the base; lobes recurved, twisted, linear-oblanceolate. Stamen filaments pinkish-red, curved. Berry red when ripe.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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