African Plant Database

Thesium triste A.W. Hill
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 238 (1910)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial shrublet with a woody rootstock; stems erect, wiry, glabrous, covered at base with densely imbricate scale-leaves, deeply grooved, green, 17-30 cm long, bearing short axillary inflorescences; leaves ovate, spreading, 4-6 mm long;[…]
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Ecology : Forest.
  Similar to T. viride, but glabrous, and leaves ovate-lanceolate, and flowers larger. Also resembling T. unyikense but margins of leaves membranous, not ciliate. Known only from the type (Gossweiler 1114).
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