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Erect perennial herbs. Roots wiry or fusiform. Leaves subterete or flattened, glabrous or ciliate on the margins, ± fleshy. Inflorescence a [?simple], many-flowered raceme. Bracts membranous, persistent. Pedicels not articulated. Flowers bright yellow. Perianth segments free, all 1-nerved. Filaments densely long-hairy. Ovary sessile. Capsule subspherical to oblong-ovoid. Seeds (in ours) pyramidal, sharply 3-angled, sometimes winged.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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