African Plant Database

Thesium scirpioides A.W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 40 (1915)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a small woody many-headed rootstock, crowned with 1-several stems, shallowly ribbed, ± minutely pustulate, to c. 45 cm tall, 1,2-2 mm ? at base, simple at base, soon virgately branched; leaves distant, scale-like,[…]
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Ecology : Grassland.
  1200-1650 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt 1200 - 1650 m. Distribution: LES, FS, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°90641 modified 2007-01-23
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