African Plant Database

Thesium vahrmeijeri Brenan
Protologue : Kew Bull. 33(3): 396 (1979)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb apparently annual with prostrate to suberect stem 15-60 cm long, much branched from the base; stem weakly ribbed (ribs terminating in midrib of leaves and bracts), laxly leafy; leaves spreading, linear, 5-12(-20) mm long, passing into bracts,[…]
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Ecology : Sandy grassland near the sea. .
  50-500 m alt.
  S. Africa
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb, Parasite- Ht 0.1 - 0.2 m. Alt 50 - 500 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Visser N, M.M. le Roux & B.E. van Wyk (2018). A taxonomic revision of the Thesium goetzeanum species complex (Santalaceae) from Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. S. African J. Bot. 119: 61 
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