African Plant Database


Thesium inhambanense Hilliard
Family : SANTALACEAE
Protologue : Edinburgh J. Bot. 48(1): 53 (1991)
Information on the genus : Thesium
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with woody caudex, drying black; stems many in tuft from caudex crown, 20-35 cm tall, virgately branched from the base, leafy, strongly ribbed, ribs terminating in midribs of leaves and bracts; leaves linear, 25-50 x 1,2-1,8 mm[…]
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Ecology : Area cleared of trees in clayey sand; locally common.
  30 m alt.Known only from the type collected in 1935; but a specimen from S Malawi (Hall-Martin 794, K) collected in mopane savanna, c. 140 m alt., flowerless and fruitless, may be the same species.Related to T. gracile
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
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