African Plant Database

Thesium bundiense Hilliard
Protologue : Edinburgh J. Bot. 48(1): 53 (1991)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with stems in small tufts 15-25 cm tall arising from woody stolons 0,3-0,5 mm Ø; plants glaucous but drying black; stems erect, simple below, ± virgately branched above, leafy, ribbed, ribs terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts;[…]
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Ecology : On upper plain, in grasslands on schist soils; among quartzite rocks by stream; locally common.
  c. 1620-1624 m alt. Known from only 2 collections both made in 1957 (Chimanimani Mts.).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 186 (1992).
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