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Climbers. Leaves alternate, petiolate, entire with cordate to hastate base. Inflorescence of racemes which terminate in a tendril. Perianth of 5 brightly coloured segments; outer 2 or 3 cordate or ovate, inner oblong. Stamens 8. Styles 3. Fruit a 3-angled achene, loosely surrounded by the enlarged papery perianth.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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