African Plant Database

Thesium nigricans Rendle
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 4: 41 (1894)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium scabridulum A.W. Hill (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with small woody caudex crowned with few to many stems 0,3-1m long,decumbent or straggling,much-branched, leafy,grooved (decurrent leaves),in dry state ribs blackish-dark red-brown, channels paler,the plant drying black-dark red-brown[…]
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Ecology : Rocky montane scrub and forest patches; miombo woodland; locally common.
  1200-2500 m alt. Closely related to T. kilimandscharicum (both with grooved stems and similar leaf characters and inflorescence; but T. nigricans perennial, not annual, and drying black).
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