African Plant Database

Thesium multiramulosum Pilg.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 57 (1907)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium pottiae N.E. Br. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a woody caudex, crowned with 1 or few stems to 1 m tall, c. 5 mm Ø at base, simple below and virgately branched above, or branching from the base after fire; stems ribbed (ribs terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts),[…]
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Ecology : Grassland, wooded grassland.
  200-1400 m alt.
  S. Africa. Also in Tanzania ? (not cited by Polhill in Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Santalaceae, 2005).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt 1200 - 1400 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
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Record n°90598 modified 2007-01-23
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