African Plant Database

Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh.
Protologue : Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. 35 (1835) 
Information on the genus : Linum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial erect or ±procumbent herb 15->60 cm tall (may flower in first year); stems single or in groups, mostly
Ecology : unbranched below and with opposite leaves. Grassland, marshes, among rocks and by streams; 1500-2700 m alt. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 1 m. Alt: 2 - 2440 m. Distribution: EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Nord. J. Bot. 1: 719 (1981).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 11098
Record n°11098
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