African Plant Database

Thesium doloense Pilg.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 58 (1907)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous herb with slender erect subterete sulcate stems 20-40 cm tall, unbranched below; branches scarcely or little rebranched, spreading or erect-spreading, 2,5-5 cm long, bearing short strongly curved side twigs ending in a flower;[…]
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Ecology : Grassy savannas, on sand, rather common (Kinshasa environs).
  Resembling T. fanshawei, but branchlets ascending at angle of 45°(not at right angles)to the stem;also involucral bracts lanceolate-cuspidate 1,8-2x0,6-0,7mm (not ovate-cuspidate,1,3x0,8mm) and flowers smaller (perianth tube 0,25 mm long, not 0,7-0,8 mm).
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Record n°90686 modified 2007-01-22
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