African Plant Database

Thesium lopollense Hiern
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 937 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a thick woody rootstock, drying green; stems numerous, spreading, distinctly hairy at base, 5-20 cm tall, much branched from the base; branches short, stiff, angular, leafy at least on upper part; leaves scale-like,[…]
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Ecology : In pastures among low bushes, Euphorbiaceae (cf. Clutia benguelensis), Gnidia, Ascolepis.
  Closely allied to T. myriocladum. Known only from the type gatherings (December 1859, January 1860).
  Reported from Botswana by Burgoyne in Germishuizen & Meyer, Pl. South. Africa: annot. checklist, Stelitzia 14: 857, 2003, but not cited by Hilliard in Fl. Zambes. 9/3. This record is perhaps T. myriocladum.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.15 - 0.3 m. Alt 1100 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT
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