Thesium unyikense Engl.

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

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 306 (1901).
  • F.T.A. 6, 1: 428 (1911). TAB. 47, fig. D.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 159, t. 58 (1994).
  • Baker & Hill in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 428 (1911).
  • Engl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 30: 306 (1901).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Goetze [1377], Tanzania K000431467 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0