African Plant Database


Aloe buchananii Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895-1896: 119 (1895)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent or shortly caulescent, usually simple or with 2-3 (rarely to 9) stems in clumps; roots fusiform; stem to 20 cm long, 5 cm Ø
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Ecology : Montane grassland, open Brachystegia woodland, 1150-1940 m alt.
  Seriously endangered, existing only in widely separated populations in Malawi.
  Perhaps also over the Malawi border to Mozambique.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.763 (1940).
  • Excelsa 9: 64 (1979).
  • Bradleya 30: 71 (2012)
 
More info on :
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Map
carte afrique num 39583
 
Record n°39583
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