Sphenostylis stenocarpa (A. Rich.) Harms — Overview

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Perennial prostrate or climbing herb, 1 to 3 m. Stems often reddish. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets ovate to ovate-lanceolate. The form with very narrow leaflets (see image 1) has been named S. congensis. Flowers bright pink. Pods up to 16 cm, glabrous.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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