African Plant Database

Thesium chimanimaniense Brenan
Protologue : Kirkia 4: 137 (1964)
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy perennial herb, dark red-brown when dry; stems erect, 0,5-1 m tall, < 2 mm Ø at base, simple below, virgately branched above, branches sharply ascending, very weakly ribbed by decurrent leaves, sparsely leafy; leaves linear, 7-14 x 1 mm,[…]
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Ecology : Open grassland, or among rocks, of quartzite area.
  from c. 1500-1700 m alt. (in the Chimanimani Mts. only). Allied to, and resembling T. dolichomeres in habit, foliage, form of flowers (but the latter larger in T. dolichomeres with lobes fringed with long hairs).
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