African Plant Database


Thesium aellenianum Lawalrée
Family : SANTALACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55(1-2): 18 (1985)
Information on the genus : Thesium
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 40cm tall,bright green when dried;rootstock to 2-3mmØ,erect;with many slender stems,to 1mmØ,ribbed-terete,branched in the upper half;branches long,bearing flowers;caulinary leaves few,scale-like,1,75x0,7mm,recurved towards the stem.
Ecology : Plateau, rocky outcrop. Known only from the type. Close to T. microphyllum, but rootstock erect, thicker, leaves shorter, and flowers often in clusters (not solitary).
  1920 m alt. Known only from the type. Close to T. microphyllum, but rootstock erect, thicker, leaves shorter, and flowers often in clusters (not solitary).
 
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Record n°90670 modified 2007-01-22
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