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Tree. Leaves imparipinnate, opposite or 3-nate. Inflorescence a terminal, lax pendulous panicle, with a long peduncle, the fruiting peduncles persisting and hanging from the tree after the fruit has fallen. Calyx campanulate to ± tubular. Corolla widely campanulate; limb 2-lipped and 5-lobed; tube wide. Stamens 4, didynamous; staminode 1. Disk ring-shaped. Ovary 1-locular; ovules numerous. Fruit large, cylindric, pendulous, thick-walled, indehiscent with a fibrous pulp. Seeds wingless.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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