African Plant Database

Thesium bequaertii Robyns & Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 17: 147 (1944)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a woody caudex to 15 mm Ø, crowned with many short closely scaly shoots 20-30 cm tall, 1,25-1,8 mm Ø at base; plant drying reddish-brown; shoots erect, spreading or prostrate, ± ribbed by decurrent scales,[…]
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Ecology : Rocky savanna, woodland.
  c. 1200 m alt. (Zambia).Perhaps only a form of T. unyikense (fide Hilliard in Fl. Zambes. 9/3: 230, 2006), but branches laxer, longer, producing more flowers (9-15, not 5). An intermediate specimen from Zambia (Kitwe) known (Fanshawe 11023).[…]
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Record n°90677 modified 2007-01-22
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