African Plant Database


Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Gard. Dict., ed. 8 n. 3 (1768)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe arborea Medik.
 Catevala arborescens (Mill.) Medik.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe frutescens Salm-Dyck (1817)
=Aloe arborescens var. frutescens (Salm-Dyck) Link (1821)
=Aloe mutabilis Pillans (1933)
=Aloe fruticosa Lam.
=Aloe arborescens var. natalensis (J. M. Wood & M. S. Evans) A. Berger
=Aloe natalensis J. M. Wood & M. S. Evans (1900)
=Aloe arborescens var. milleri A. Berger
=Aloe arborescens var. pachythyrsa A. Berger
=Aloe stigmoidea Baker (1880)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aloe arborescens subsp. mzimnyati Van Jaarsv. & A.E. van Wyk (2005)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Succulent- Ht 0.8 - 3 m. Alt: 10 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 5: t.187 (1925).
  • Excelsa 9: 62 (1979).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 7 (1997).
  • Fl. S. Africa 5[1]: 112-114 (2000).
  • Bradleya 30: 69 (2012)
  • Bradleya 30: 127 (2012)
  • Bradleya 33: 136 (2015).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 5: 66 (1958). 
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 21 (1980).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 39562
 
Record n°39562 modified 2009-07-29
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