African Plant Database

Aloe butiabana T. C. Cole & T. G. Forrest
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial leaf succulent, acaulescent or occasionally with a stout stem to 50 cm long, 7 cm Ø, suckering to form large groups;…
Ecology : Rock outcrop on escarpment, grassland and on cliffs above lake; Combretum-Rhus-Sansevieria thickets; 680-920 m alt.
  Closest to the Kenyan species, A. lolwensis. Young plants are superficially similar. A. butiabana has longer leaves and a less compact, less erect growth habit.
  • Cact. & Succ. J. (US) 83: 28-31 (2011)
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    carte afrique num 226455
    Record n°226455 created 2012-04-25
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