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Parasitic herbs with thread-like yellow, orange or brown stems. Leaves reduced to small scales. Flowers small, bracteolate, bisexual. Perianth 6-parted; 3 outer smaller than 3 inner. Style well-developed, subcapitate. Fruit completely enclosed in the fleshy receptacle.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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