African Plant Database

Aloe megalacantha Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe megalacantha Baker subsp. megalacantha
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe magnidentata I. Verd. & Christian (1947)
Taxon infra-specific
Aloe megalacantha subsp. alticola M. G. Gilbert & Sebsebe
Aloe megalacantha Baker subsp. megalacantha
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants usually branched from the base, with slender stem to 2 m tall; leaves c. 24, crowded in a rosette at apex of stems
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Ecology : Comprises 2 subspp.: – subsp. megalacantha; – subsp. alticola
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carte afrique num 175488
Record n°175488
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