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Unarmed herbs, usually viscid. Leaves mostly alternate, the upper sometimes in pairs and appearing opposite. Inflorescence a solitary flower, arising from a pair of leaf-like bracts. Calyx deeply divided, almost to the base, slightly accrescent in fruit. Stamens 5, included. Fruit a capsule. Seeds numerous, minute.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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