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Annual herbs (in ours), creeping, prostrate or decumbent. Leaves opposite or the upper alternate. Flowers solitary, axillary, pedicellate. Bracts 0. Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla 2-lipped; tube short, produced at front into a spur; posterior lip 2-lobed, anterior lip 3-lobed. Stamens 4, didynamous; anther-thecae confluent. Capsule subspherical, loculicidal.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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