African Plant Database

Aloe nuttii Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. t. 2513 (1899)  
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe mketiensis Christian (1940)
=Aloe brunneo-punctata Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Aloe corbisieri De Wild. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, solitary, or suckering to produce a cluster of 2-12 stems up to 20 cm long and 1,5-3 cm thick; leaves rosulate, erect, grass-like,
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Ecology : In montane and dambo grasslands, high rainfall Brachystegia woodlands; often on rocky slopes; 1250-2650 m alt.
  Variable in width of leaves and size of flowers, influenced by local ecological conditions. Plants on rocky slopes are smaller in all parts than those in grassland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.762 (1940).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.785 (1940).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 9 (1994)
  • Bradleya 30: 86 (2012)
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 39721
Record n°39721
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