African Plant Database

Thesium libericum Hepper & Keay
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État xxvi. 186 (1956)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb drying chestnut brown with a woody rootstock and erect tufted stems to 40 cm tall, 1 mm Ø at base, longitudinally grooved, sparsely branched; leaves scale-like, < 1 mm long; flowers whitish, in axillary clusters or solitary;[…]
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Ecology : Coastal savanna; locally common.
  Very similar to T. filipes, and perhaps conspecific.
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