African Plant Database


Aloe excelsa A. Berger
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe excelsa A. Berger var. excelsa
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aloe excelsa A. Berger var. excelsa
Aloe excelsa var. breviflora L. C. Leach (1977)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree, 2-6 m high, stem simple, clothed in withered leaf remains
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Ecology : Granite outcrops, usually on steep rocky slopes, hillsides, thick bush or open Brachystegia glaucescens woodland; gregarious; 450-1500 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: – var. excelsa with a wide distributions; Botswana, S. Africa; – var. breviflora

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bradleya 30: 76 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 175509
 
Record n°175509
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