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More or less prostrate perennial, sometimes forming patches. All parts with stellate and sometimes with glandular hairs. Leaves dark green, tinged with purple-bronze, ovate to ovate-oblong, glabrous or sparsely hairy; margins irregularly crenate. Flowers drooping, mostly 2, from an erect axillary peduncle, very variable in colour, yellow, pink or reddish or creamy white. Fruit an ellipsoid capsule, thinly pubescent.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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