1. Family: Santalaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Thesium L.
      1. Thesium tenuissimum Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FWTA]

    Santalaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A small undershrub with numerous, slender, glabrous, angular stems, 4–10 in. high, from a woody rootstock
    Ecology
    In montane grassland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

    Thesium tenuissimum Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2003 Meijer, W. [10B], Cameroon K000180515
    Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4636], Cameroon K000180495
    Jan 1, 1964 Morton, J.K. [6872], Cameroon K000180499
    Jan 1, 1964 Morton, J.K. [6872], Cameroon K000180503
    Jan 1, 1961 Mann, G. [1961], Cameroon K000180504
    Dalziel, J.M. [8327], Cameroon K000180508
    Gregory, H. [107], Cameroon 27232.000
    Gregory, H. [107], Cameroon K000180497
    Gregory, H. [107], Cameroon K000180500
    Maitland, T.D. [1187], Cameroon K000180510
    Maitland, T.D. [1279], Cameroon K000180512
    Maitland, T.D. [993], Cameroon K000180513
    Hutchinson, J. [50], Cameroon K000180507
    Hutchinson, J. [50], Cameroon K000180511
    Mann, G. [1223], Cameroon K000180506
    Hedberg, O. [93113], Cameroon K000087436
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9377], Cameroon K000180501
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9377], Cameroon K000180502
    Mann [595], Equatorial Guinea K000431440 holotype
    Breteler, F.J. [MC 4], Cameroon K000180498
    Etuge, M. [114], Cameroon K000180496
    Daramola, B. O. [FHI 41069], Cameroon K000180494

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 19 (1861)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 421.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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