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Trees or shrubs. Inflorescence (in ours) a terminal or axillary thyrse. Flowers slightly zygomorphic. Receptacle-tube slightly gibbous. Sepals 5, subequal. Petals 5, shorter than sepals. Stamens 3-9; filaments long-exserted. Staminodes free. Ovary inserted at mouth of the receptacle-tube; carpels 1-locular. Style long-exserted. Fruit a drupe; endocarp with 4-7 shallow longitudinal channels.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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