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Erect sparsely branched herb, up to c. 1 m tall. Stems ribbed hairy. Leaves opposite, elliptic-oblong to ovate, up to c. 11 cm, hairy on both surfaces; margin crenate-serrate except near the base. Calyx deflexed, swollen at the base, 8?-toothed. Flowers in 1-4 spaced, subterminal many flowered spherical heads. Corolla up to 7 mm long, 2-lipped; upper lip transparent; lower lip white, notched. Anthers orange.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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