Description: Stems up to 1m. Erect or procumbent shrub. Usually stout and not rooting, glaucous; cymes clearly not reaching the upper edge of the fertile segment; testa covered with short conical hairs. Seeds greenish-brown or greyish; testa thin, membranous, covered with curved or hooked hairs. Endosperm almost absent.
Poison: None Known
Uses: The leaves are edible. Also a sourse of potash, and used in soap making
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