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Multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3, narrowly oblong, 4-9 cm, light green or greyish-green, finely hairy when young, glabrous when older; base tapering, running down the petiole; margin entire or bluntly serrate. Flowers small, white, in axillary and terminal branched heads. Fruit a small capsule, c. 3 mm, only just protruding from the persistent calyx.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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