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Perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, sheathing at the base. Flowers in axillary, sessile, contracted cymes perforating the leaf-sheaths, actinomorphic to slightly zygomorphic, bisexual. Sepals 3, free or fused basally. Corolla 3-lobed, tubular in the basal part. Stamens 6. Filaments bearded. Ovary 3-locular.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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