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Climbers or climbing shrubs. Leaves opposite. Inflorescences of short terminal or axillary spikes. Flowers showy, bisexual. Receptacle produced into long tube beyond the ovary; sepals 5, small, recurved. Petals 5. Stamens 10. Fruit 5-angled or 5-winged, dry and leathery, dehiscent at apex along angles.     Receptacle


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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