African Plant Database

Thesium ussanguense Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 305 (1901) 
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium passerinoides Robyns & Lawalrée (1961)
=Thesium scoparium Peter
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a short woody rootstock, thickened at crown, to 4 cm ?, often forked and stoloniferous; crown with many conspicuous densely scaly vegetative buds elongating into flowering stems 10-30 cm tall, simple to sparingly branched;[…]
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Ecology : Grassland with Parinari, after fires; wooded grassland with Loudetia simplex; also ruderal; often in rocky places.
  1000-2440 m alt. Related to T. katangense, T. robynsii, T. malaissei.
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Record n°90750 modified 2007-01-23
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