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Perennial herbs with spherical corms. Inflorescence an erect or inclined spike. Flowers actinomorphic or zygomorphic, orange, yellow, pink or purple. Tepals united in a perianth tube subequal or c. 2-lipped with the lower three bearing a tooth-like callus. Style 3-branched. Capsules spherical to ellipsoid; seeds numerous per loculus.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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