African Plant Database

Thesium magnifructum Hilliard
Protologue : Edinburgh J. Bot. 48(1): 54 (1991)
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 woody taproot (no caudex) c. 3-8 mm Ø at crown; stems many, erect, decumbent or ascending, 15-40 cm long, 1,5-5 mm Ø at base, fastigiately much branched from base; branches ascending at angle of 45°, slightly ribbed[…]
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Ecology : Woodland and grassland on sand; marshes.
  900-1300 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip (misidentified as T. utile A. W. Hill), Namibia (Runtu on the Okavango R.) N Botswana. Probably also in E Angola.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.8 - 1.2 m. Alt 1100 - 1300 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM
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