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Annual, biennial or perennial herbs. Leaves lyrate-pinnatifid, ± glaucous. Flowers white, yellow, lilac or purplish, in terminal, ebracteate racemes. Sepals erect. Petals 4, unguiculate. Stamens 6. Fruit cylindric or beaded, indehiscent or breaking up transversely into 1-seeded joints; apex with a seedless beak. Seeds pitted.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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