African Plant Database

Thesium asterias A.W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 23 (1915)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with small woody caudex; stems few, tufted from the crown, 20-40(-60) cm tall, simple below, virgately branched above, leafy, ribbed, ribs terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts; leaves 1,5-3 cm long, linear, smaller upwards,[…]
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Ecology : Grassland.
  1900-2140 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.25 - 0.6 m. Alt 980 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°90489 modified 2007-01-22
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