African Plant Database


Aloe rhodesiana Rendle
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 40: 215 (1911); J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 215 (1911) [1912]
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe eylesii Christian (1936)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, solitary, or suckering to produce a cluster of up to 4 stems; stems to 10 cm long and up to 4 cm thick;
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Ecology : Montane grassland, usually among rocks; fire resistent; 1200-2100 m alt.
  Known only from the mountain area bordering Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and the Gorongoza Mts.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 16: t.638 (1936).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 39752
 
Record n°39752
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