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Unarmed scrambling shrub or true climber with coiled tendrils. Branchlets rough with tuberculate glands; bark dark chocolate-brown. Leaves imparipinnate with 5-8 alternate leaflets. Leaflets elliptic to ovate, 2-7 cm long. Flowers small, sweetly scented, white, in branched sprays. Pods indehiscent, up to 9 × 2 cm, flat, appearing almost winged, single-seeded, covered with sticky glands, hardening as they dry.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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