Thamnea teres (Oliv.) Class.-Bockh. & E.G.H.Oliv.
  • Taxon


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Thamnea teres (Oliv.) Class.-Bockh. & E.G.H.Oliv. Published on the Internet; http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000750233. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2019'

Morphology

Sprawling, mat-forming shrublet to 10 cm, with slender, erect branchlets. Leaves granular, adpressed, with membranous, fimbriate margins. Flowers solitary on bracteate, short shoots, white, petals ± 4 mm long, calyx rugose.

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    Probably about 50 cm high, slender, with very slender densely tomentose branchlets. Leaves 1-5 mm long, sessile, closely appressed, imbricate, ovate, acute, with a deciduous apiculus, deeply concave above, convex and scabrid beneath, closely and shortly ciliate, ustulate at the apex. Stipules absent. Flowers axillary, solitary, sessile, exceeding the leaves. Calyx-tube glabrous. Ovary 1/3-1/2 inferior, with 2 biovulate chambers: styles 2, free.

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    Habitat

    Rocky peaks.

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    Distribution

    Riviersonderend Mtns and Klein Swartberg.

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    Caledon Div.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Oliver, EGH; Classen-Bockhoff, R. 2012. Bruniaceae. 442 - 448. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Pillans, NS. 1947. A revision of Bruniaceae. J. S. African Bot. 13: 121 - 203.
    • 3 Taxon

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    Bruniaceae
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).