African Plant Database

Thesium myriocladum Baker
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 186 (1910)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a small woody caudex to 20 mm Ø; at crown with many very short, closely scaly shoots to 30 cm long, 1,5-2,5 mm Ø at base; sometimes with woody stolons to 6 mm Ø; plant drying fuscous to dark red-brown; […]
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Ecology : Grassland, woodland; margins of dambos near river, but also tolerating dry conditions.
  900-1500 m alt. Closely related to T. lopollense (with slightly larger fruits).
  Botswana, just S of Caprivi Strip.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°90716 modified 2007-01-23
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