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Zygophyllum album is a perennial mealy-canescent low shrub with many branched stems.  The leaves are 2-foliolate, whitish, mealy-pubescent, with cylindrical to obovoid and fleshy leaflets. The flowers are small with white and clawed petals; they grow solitary and axillary. The fruit is a pear-shaped, 5-lobed 6-9 x 5-7 mm capsule. The seeds are elliptic, and tuberculate.

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