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Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate or opposite. Flowers unisexual in short axillary panicles, with small bracteoles. Male flowers with short and solid perianth tube, stamens 3-4. Female flowers with 3-4-lobed perianth. Stigma 3-4-lobed. Fruit a spherical drupe, crowned with the persistent perianth lobes. Seed 1.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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