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Perennial herbs, dying back each year, with corms. Inflorescence a spike. Flowers actinomorphic, usually white or pink, opening in the evening. Style dividing at the mouth of the perianth tube into 3 large spreading branches. Fruit a capsule, sometimes dehiscing only in upper third. Seeds sometimes slightly winged.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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