African Plant Database

Aloe maculata All.
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Auct. Syn. Meth. Stirp. Hort. Regii Taur. 5: 65 (1773)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for NA : accepted
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe maculata All. subsp. maculata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe perfoliata var. saponaria Aiton
=Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw. (1804)
=Aloe umfoloziensis Reynolds (1937)
=Aloe macracantha Baker (1880)
=Aloe perfoliata var. l L.
=Aloe perfoliata var. q L.
=Aloe maculosa Lam.
=Aloe umbellata DC.
=Aloe latifolia (Haw.) Haw.
=Aloe saponaria var. latifolia Haw.
=Aloe leptophylla N.E. Br. ex Baker
=Aloe saponaria var. brachyphylla Baker
=Aloe leptophylla var. stenophylla Baker
=*Aloe disticha Mill.
Taxon infra-specific
Aloe maculata All. subsp. maculata
Aloe maculata subsp. ficksburgensis (Reynolds) Gideon F. Sm. & Figueiredo (2012)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Succulent- Ht 0.2 - 0.5 m. Alt: 5 - 2685 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, KN, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 3: t.96 (1923).
  • Fl. S. Africa 5[1]: 53-55 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 39(2): 178 (2009).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°39690 modified 2008-06-02
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