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Shrubs and trees with succulent stems and white latex (in ours). Stipules minute or 0. Leaves alternate, at the branch apices. Inflorescence a lax thyrse. Flowers slightly zygomorphic. Corolla lobes fused at base into a tube; lobes overlapping to the right in bud.  Anthers produced into long hairy appendages. Carpels 2, spherical. Seeds with hairs at each end.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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