||Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Iran, Arabia and Tropical Africa.
||Smooth, green when young. Old branches with rough corky bark.
|Description of Species
||A perennial, more or less glabrous, twinning shrub, with watery sap. Stem slender, glabrous or puberulent, green. Leaves ovate or oblong, elliptic or linear, obtuse, usually mucronate, more less fleshy, glabrous, base rounded. Flowers greenish, in lateral umbellate cymes; peduncles slender, rarely absent; pedicels slender; calyx deeply divided, sparsely pubescent; corolla divided almost to the base; lobes narrowly linear from a triangular, glabrous outside, minutely puberulent inside, the apex often curled. Corona lobes arising above the base of the staminal column, slightly shorter than the column. Fruits a follicle lanceolate, tapering to a beak, glabrous; seeds ovate, flattned, minutely and irregularly crenate at the lower and end.
||Leaves ovate or oblong, elliptic or linear, obtuse, usually mucronate, more less fleshy, glabrous, base rounded.