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Suffrutex (in ours) with stems arising from a woody rhizome. Leaves opposite or alternate, mostly pinnatisect to dentate, rarely entire. Flowers solitary, axillary. Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate. Corolla 5-lobed, tubular; lobes spreading ± entire. Stamens 4, didynamous, inserted in tube of corolla; anthers 2-thecous, the thecae divergent, oblong and curved. Ovary 2-locular, flattened; ovules numerous. Fruit a flattened capsule. Seeds numerous.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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