African Plant Database


Aloe omavandae Van Jaarsv.
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Haseltonia 10: 41 (2004)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants usually solitary, pendent (cremnophilous) with stems to 22 cm long, 3,5-5,5 cm Ø; weighing up to 4,5 kg when adult; leaves numerous (c. 25 functional) in a dense rosette
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Ecology : Cliffs (shale).
  First discovered in 2002 at Omavanda, NE Baynes Mts (NW Namibia, Kaokoveld), above 1500 m alt., on sandstone cliffs. Found in SW Angola Iona Natl. Park, in 2009
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 222492
 
Record n°222492 created 2010-06-29 - modified 2010-06-29
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