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Usually a shrub, to 7 m. Leaves: petiole short or 0; lamina elliptic or oblong, pubescent on veins beneath. Flowers showy, pink, white or purple. Calyx hairless, not ribbed. Petals 6, with a long claw and fringed limb. Stamens c. 40. Capsule 0.8-1.2 mm long.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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