African Plant Database

Aloe pienaarii Pole-Evans
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 5: 27 (1915)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Aloe cryptopoda Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe cryptopoda Baker (1884)
=*Aloe cryptopoda auct.
=Aloe wickensii var. lutea Reynolds
=Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans var. wickensii
=Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, solitary, or suckering to form small groups of plants, acaulescent or with a very short stem;
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Ecology : Sandy soils among rocks in light deciduous woodland; 140-600 m alt. (to 1300 m in Transvaal).
  S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 1: t.17 (1921).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 96 (1994)
  • Fl. S. Africa 5[1]: 1-167 (2000).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°39736
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