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Trees or shrubs. Stipules various. Leaves pinnately-nerved: lamina entire or crenate-serrate with a gland near the apex of each tooth on the underside. Flowers bisexual, in axillary panicles (in ours). Sepals (4-)5-8(-12). Petals as many as, and alternating with, the sepals, persistent. Stamens solitary or in groups of 3 before each petal. Styles 2-4. Ovary 1-locular. Fruit a capsule.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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