African Plant Database

Thesium annuum Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55(1-2): 19 (1985)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to 75 cm tall, glabrous, green when dried; root small, slender, little branched; stem simple, erect, slender, ribbed, to 2(-2,5) mm Ø at base, slightly winged on lower part, upper part bearing flowers; branches erect,[…]
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Ecology : Plateau with dry, light-bushy steppe on sand.
  Known only from the type. Related to T. subaphyllum, but fruit larger, not reticulate between the veins (but irregularly warty).
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Record n°90674 modified 2007-01-22
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