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Shrub, with extraordinary flat, jointed, glabrous, ribbon-like branches. Leaves fugacious, borne on young or sterile shoots. Flowers in sessile clusters at the joints. Perianth 4-5-merous. Styles 3. Fruit berry-like, red or purplish, enclosing the triquetrous achene.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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