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Shrubs, sometimes climbing. Stipules present or 0. Leaves opposite, simple (Lonicera) or compound (Sambucus). Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic or zygomorphic, 4-5-merous. Corolla gamopetalous, sometimes 2-lipped. Ovary inferior, 2-5-locular. Fruit a berry or drupe. 


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe


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