African Plant Database

Thesium leucanthum Gilg
Protologue : Kunene-Sambesi-Exped. 230 (1903)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Low subshrub with erect stems to 30 cm tall arising from a thick root; stems much branched above; branchlets erect, very smooth with deep longitudinal grooves;leaves very few, scale-like; 1x0,5mm;bracts and bracteoles few,lanceolate, 2-3 mm long; […]
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Ecology : Swampy ground.
  1300 m alt. (Angola). Related to T. stuhlmannii.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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