African Plant Database

Thesium dolichomeres Brenan
Protologue : Kirkia 4: 138 (1964)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with erect stems 0,6-1,5 m tall, c. 3 mm Ø at base, simple below, virgately branched above, very weakly ribbed, sparsely leafy; branches rather sharply ascending; underground parts unknown; plant drying dark red-brown or blackish[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia tamarindoides woodland, scrub, dry rocky schists; quartzite crags.
  1300-1675 m alt. (only in the Chimanimani Mts.). Allied to and resembling T. chimanimaniense but flowers larger and with fringed lobes.
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Record n°90685 modified 2007-01-23
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