African Plant Database

Thesium setulosum Robyns & Lawalrée
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 31: 524 (1961)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb drying greyish green, with an erect woody branched stoloniferous rootstock 1,5 cm ?; stems many, ± erect, slender, ± angular, to 15 cm tall, with base minutely setose 2-2,5 mm ?; leaves distant, ascending, ovate, acute, scale-like, […]
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Ecology : Forming dense tufts in natural grassland;
  1700 m alt. Allied to T. thamnus, that is however not stoloniferous and has a thick woody caudex.Known only from the type collected in 1950.
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Record n°90734 modified 2007-01-23
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