Thesium goetzeanum Engl.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 306 (1901)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central Kenya to S. Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Polhill, R.M. (2005). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Santalaceae: 1-27.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Visser, N., Le Roux, M.M. & van Wyk, B.-E. (2018). A taxonomic revision of the Thesium goetzeanum species complex (Santalaceae) from Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. Journal of South African Botany 119: 45-62.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 306 (1901).
  • Burtt Davy, Fl. Pl. Ferns Transvaal, part 2: 459 (1932). TAB. 48, fig. B.
  • F.C. 5, 2: 181 (1915).
  • F.T.A. 6, 1: 418 (1911).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Polhill, R.M. (2005). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Santalaceae: 1-27.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • Visser, N., Le Roux, M.M. & van Wyk, B.-E. (2018). A taxonomic revision of the Thesium goetzeanum species complex (Santalaceae) from Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. Journal of South African Botany 119: 45-62.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Baker & Hill in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 418 (1911).
  • Engl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 30: 306 (1904).
  • Hill in F.C. 5(2): 181 (1915).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 551 (1949).
  • N.E. Br. in Fl. Pl. Ferns Trans.: 459 (1932).
  • Peter, Flora von Deutsch-Ostafrika 2: 142 (1932).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rogers, F.A. [5467] Zimbabwe K000431472 Type Yes
Rogers, F.A. [5467] Zimbabwe K000431473 Unknown Type Material Yes
Goetze [1379] Tanzania K000743673 Isotype Yes
Rogers, F.A. [14780] South Africa Thesium deceptum K000431774 Type Yes
Richardson, A.J. [s.n.] South Africa Thesium macrogyne K000431676 Type Yes
Cooper, T. [3094] South Africa Thesium orientale K000431675 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tyson, W. [3157] South Africa Thesium orientale K000431673 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hutton, H. [s.n.] South Africa Thesium orientale K000431674 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baur, R. [336] South Africa Thesium orientale K000431672 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sankey, H.J. [223] South Africa Thesium coriarium K000431686 Type Yes
Cooper, T. [1061] South Africa Thesium nigrum K000431691 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilms, F. [2253] South Africa Thesium nigrum K000431688 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cooper, T. [826] South Africa Thesium nigrum K000431687 Type Yes
Tyson [1863] South Africa Thesium nigrum K000431690 Unknown Type Material Yes
Guthrie [4954] South Africa Thesium nigrum K000431689 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0