African Plant Database

Thesium filipes A.W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 184 (1910)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial wiry herb drying blackish-brown, with a vertical woody rhizome crowned by tufts of stems, erect, filiform,simple and subwoody at base,± quadrangular,striate,branched only on upper part,40-75 cm tall,c. 2 mm Ø at base; leaves scale-like,[…]
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Ecology : Open humid places in savanna, particularly on sand; sandy banks; swamp; temporarily flooded grassy associations.
  c. 700 m alt. (Zaire). Flowers similar to those of T. stuhlmannii. Resembling T. libericum – they are perhaps conspecific (fide Lawalrée in Fl. Gabon 21: 65, 1973).Range similar to that of T. doloense.
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