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Shrub, 1-5(-9) m. Stipules broadly ovate-cordate, 8-12 mm wide, acuminate. Leaves foetid, smelling somewhat like peanut butter when crushed, usually 10-30 cm; petiole and rhachis eglandular. Leaflets in 8-18 pairs: lamina 2-6.5 × 0.6-2.5 cm, oblong-elliptic, pubescent; apex rounded to obtuse with a 1-3 mm mucro. Racemes including peduncle, 11-35 cm. Sepals dark brown. Petals 1.8-2.7 cm, bright yellow. Pod 8-12 × 1.5-2.5 cm, flattened.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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