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Annual or short-lived perennial. Stems up to 2 m tall, often branching above. Leaves: petiole c. 1 cm; lamina elliptic or elliptic-oblanceolate, 2-7 × 1.5-3 cm, densely grey-tomentose with stellate hairs. Flowers in relatively lax, several-flowered, umbel-like cymes or heads. Corolla whitish with a mauve centre, over 2 cm long. Capsule spherical, yellowish.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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