African Plant Database

Thesium helodes 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 slender rhizomes c. 1 mm Ø and few distant very short scaly vegetative buds developing into stems 15-30 cm tall, c. 1 mm Ø, erect, distantly leafy, simple to sparingly virgately branched above, ribbed by decurrent leaves[…]
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Ecology : Marshes.
  c. 1370 m alt. Distinctive by its slender stolons and “leafless” stems. Resembling T. singulare.
  May occur also in S part of Zimbabwe. A sterile specimen exists from near Fort Victoria (Mas-vingo).
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Record n°90696
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