African Plant Database

Thesium welwitschii Hiern
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 938 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial undershrub, glabrous or nearly so, with a horizontal rhizome from which arise numerous crowded (sub-)erect virgate, wiry stems c. 30 cm tall; stems simple below, much branched towards apex, ribbed, angular (by decurrent leaves);[…]
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Ecology : Sandy wooded thickets, together with Gnidia sp., Thunbergia angolensis; rare in places.
  Similar to T. brevibarbatum but glabrous.Known only from type collected in 1859.
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