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Slender erect or decumbent perennial herb. Stems hairless, up to 1 m, rooting at the lower nodes. Leaves subsessile, linear-lanceolate, glabrescent. Flowers in multiple, more or less terminal spike-like racemes, white to deep pink. Fruit a very small black nut, smooth and shiny.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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