African Plant Database

Thesium viride 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 herb with a woody rootstock crowned with tufts of greyish-green grooved stems 30-45 cm tall, 2 mm diam., ciliate or glabrous below, ± scabrid above; leaves scale-like, distant, linear, 4 mm long, appressed; flowers on short lateral branches […]
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Ecology : Savanna subject to fires; dry bush; in rocky places.
  800-1750 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:339 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Lebrun J.P. (1999). Supplément au Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Candollea 54(2): 380
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