African Plant Database

Aloe lateritia Engl. var. lateritia
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe lateritia Engl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe amanensis A. Berger
=Aloe boehmii Engl. (1895)
=Aloe campylosiphon A. Berger
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, acaulescent or with a short thick stem, solitary or in small groups from suckers; leaves in a dense rosette, suberect to spreading
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Ecology : Grassland with scattered Acacia bushland on black cotton soils, open deciduous bushland, or rocky places, often on hillsides; 250-2125 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.781 (1940).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 15-17 (1994)
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Record n°39677
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