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Perennial herb with prostrate stems up to 50 cm long, growing from a strong taproot. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic to obovate, 3.5-7 cm long long, densely hairy, lateral veins conspicuous; margin entire; petiole 0.3-1.5 cm long, rarely longer. Inflorescences lax to fairly dense pedunculate racemes at the ends of branches, 5-15 cm long. Flowers whitish or cream with a purple centre. Pods up to 17 mm cm long, oblong, pointed, rather densely hairy.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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