African Plant Database

Thesium nutans Robyns & Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 20: 158 (1950)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb drying grayish-green, with a woody rootstrock crowned with many erect stems to 30 cm tall, 1,5-2 mm Ø at base, slender, weakly sulcate-striate, with flowering branches from below; leaves scale-like, erect, ovate,[…]
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Ecology : Wooded savanna, along the road, growing together with T. bequaertii and T. ussanguense, very local.
  1600 m alt. Related to T. bequaertii. Similar to T. setulosum, T. crassipes. Known only from the type collected in 1948.
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Record n°90718 modified 2007-01-23
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