African Plant Database

Thesium cymosum A. W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 183 (1910)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium fenarium A. W. Hill (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with woody stolons and many tufted stems 12-30 cm tall, erect, well-branched from base, leafy, strongly ribbed by vascular strands terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts; lowermost leaves reduced to appressed scales,[…]
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Ecology : Grassland (in the Shire Highlands and nearby heights; Malawi-Zimbabwe-Mozambique).
  600-2300 m alt. Closely allied to the South African species T. costatum A. W. Hill, T. exile, N. E. Br. (also Swaziland), which are possibly conspecific (fide Hilliard, Fl. Zambes. 9/3).Resembling T. panganense (Tanzania) vegetatively.
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.12 - 0.17 m. Alt 600 - 750 m. Distribution: LP
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 90517
Record n°90517
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