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Perennial herb, growing from a woody rootstock. Stems several, prostate, covered in short yellowish hairs. Leaves, up to 8 × 2.5 cm, lanceolate to narrowly oblong, rounded to subcordate at the base; margins and veins ciliate beneath. Flowers solitary, axillary. Corolla funnel-shaped, distinctly narrowed below, white to mauve with a darker purple centre. Capsule spherical, glabrous, tipped by the persistent style-base.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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