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Twining herbs with long, much-branched stems to 9 m. Leaves fleshy, petiolate. Flowers bisexual in usually simple spikes. Bracteoles 2, connate in a cup. Perianth urceolate, white, red or purple. Filaments erect and straight in bud. Fruit spherical.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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