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Evergreen shrubs and small trees. Leaves large, alternate, strongly veined. Flowers white, in terminal panicles. Calyx lobes 5, persistent at apex of fruit. Petals 5, long-clawed. Ovary inferior. Ovules 2 per loculus. Fruit a pome with 1, 2 or few large seeds.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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