Thesium dissitum N.E.Br.

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Status: Native
Notes: Though cited in SABONET 14 (Golding, 2002) as a possible endemic in Botswanathe species is clearly more widespread in the Flora Zambesiaca region (Hilliard in FZ 9-3: 234, 2006).
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Botswana distribution: N
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Botswana Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 20.

Hilliard, O.M. (2006). Santalaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 233 - 234.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 76.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 100.

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Flora of Malawi: Thesium dissitum
Flora of Mozambique: Thesium dissitum
Flora of Zambia: Thesium dissitum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Thesium dissitum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Thesium dissitum
African Plant Database: Thesium dissitum
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Wikipedia: Thesium dissitum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Thesium dissitum., retrieved 20 May 2024

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