African Plant Database

Thesium lewallei Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55(1 -2): 20 (1985)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb drying dark green; rhizome erect, thick, woody; stems erect, tufted, to > 35 cm tall, 2 mm Ø at base, slender, little branched, subterete and ribbed, minutely papillose-scabrous; lower leaves dense, to 5 mm long, 1 mm wide, scale-like,[…]
  see more in the book
Ecology : Recently burnt savanna; wooded savanna; savanna with Entada, Combretum or with Protea, recently burnt; (very) common.
  900-1000 m alt. Very close to T. ussanguense but with more slender stems, longer and narrower leaves.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°90704
Feedback about this record