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Root-parasitic shrubs or small trees, usually with axillary spines. Leaves obtuse or mucronulate. Flowers axillary. Calyx 4(-5)-lobed, not accrescent. Petals 4(-5), linear-oblong, later recurved, densely bearded within, ± glabrous outside. Stamens 8 (in ours); staminodes 0. Fruit a drupe with a large stone.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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