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Medium-sized to large deciduous tree. Bark greyish-brown, flaking, leaving pale patches. Leaves paripinnate with 4-6 pairs of (sub)opposite leaflets. Leaflets oblong-elliptic, 3-9 cm long, dark green above paler below, leathery; margin entire with a yellow rim. Flowers in small clusters, the single petal pinkish-red with yellow veining. Fruit a large flattened pod, thickly woody, 10-17 cm, splitting to reveal large, shiny black seeds with a bright red aril.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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