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Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite, persistent and leathery, leaving copious leaf scars. Inflorescences of axillary racemes or small heads. Calyx 4-lobed. Corolla with short tube and 4 spreading lobes.  Stamens 2, exserted. Ovary with septum extending longitudinally. Capsule dehiscing septicidally.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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