African Plant Database

Thesium malaissei Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 39: 180 (1969)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb drying green; rootstock erect or oblique, thick, woody; stems several, to 40 cm tall, 2 mm Ø at base, simple or little branched, costate-angular, glabrous; branches erect, to 20 cm long; lower leaves on stems scale-like, ± ovate[…]
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Ecology : Edges and centre of dambo, rather common.
  1000 m alt. Very close to T. ussanguense, T. robynsii, but bracteoles ovate and perianth lobes not very much longer than tube.Known only from the type collected in 1968.
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