African Plant Database

Aloe benishangulana Sebsebe & Tesfaye
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 66(1): 113 (2011)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent plant, rosette coming out between rock crevices or from rock bottoms that partly shelter the lower parts of the aloe plant; root system massive; leaves laxly rosulate
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Ecology : Bamboo (Oxytenanthera abyssinica) thicket with open rocky outcrops or partially covered by slanting rocks giving them protection during fire season; 1490-1500 m alt.
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carte afrique num 224796
Record n°224796 created 2011-08-19 - modified 2011-08-19
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