African Plant Database


Thesium breyeri N.E. Br.
Family : SANTALACEAE
Protologue : Burtt Davy, Man, Fl. Pl. & Ferns, Transvaal, 2: p. xxxii. 461 (1932)
Information on the genus : Thesium
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with tufted stems to 1 m long, sprawling, decumbent or ? sometimes erect, leafy, strongly ribbed to ± winged, ribs terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts; leaves ascending or spreading, 12-45 mm long, 0,8-2,1 mm wide,[…]
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Ecology : Sandy grassland; cultivated areas near the sea; rocky places at higher altitudes; ecology little known.
  up to 800 m alt. (Mozambique). S. Africa (900-1300 m alt.). Near T. cymosum (stoloniferous!) but leaves and pedicels longer.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Parasite- Ht 0.15 - 0.4 m. Alt 900 - 1300 m. Distribution: MP
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 90493
 
Record n°90493 modified 2007-01-22
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