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Tree to 20 m. Leaves 15-40 × 10-20 cm; pinnae opposite or subopposite with (10-)15-20 pairs; each pinna imparipinnate. Leaflets oblong to elliptic, sessile, opposite, subopposite to alternate, slightly asymmetric, markedly apiculate, 15-25 leaflets each side of the pinna axis, terminal leaflet longer and long-acuminate. Flowers purple, 5 cm × 4 cm wide. Capsule c. 5 cm in diameter. Seeds with a prominent wing.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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