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Erect, perennial, fleshy herbs. Leaves opposite-decsussate, crenate. Flowers large, pendent, in paniculate cymes. Sepals 4, connate in an inflated calyx tube. Petals 4, connate in a campanulate tube with short lobes. Stamens 8, in 2 series, filaments long, more or less equalling the corolla tube. Carpels 4, free, style exserted. Fruits many-seeded follicles.

Key to the species

Serial Key Reference
1a. Leaf margin with many plantlets, narrowly boat shaped B. daigremontianum
1b. Leaf margin without any plantlets, pinnatified B. pinnatum