African Plant Database

Thesium fimbriatum A.W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 27 (1915)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thesium brachystylum A.W. Hill
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Thesium brachystylum A.W. Hill
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium brachystylum A.W. Hill
=Thesium shabense Lawalrée (1985)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb appearing annual with a taproot thickening at crown, slightly branching and producing slender rhizomes; stems 1-several, erect to virgately branched, pale to dull green, sometimes tinged orange-bronze, […]
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Ecology : Wet grassland, swampy areas, moist dambos; less often in drier areas in grassland, wooded grassland on sandy loams.
  250-1900 m alt. Member of a difficult group (with ovate acuminate bracts, clusters of sessile flowers, and tooth-like glands alternating with perianth lobes) which needs further study and also field observations […]
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Parasite- Ht 0.2 - 0.3 m. Alt 150 - 1800 m. Distribution: WC
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Record n°90540
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