African Plant Database

Aloe secundiflora Engl. var. secundiflora
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe marsabitensis I. Verd. & Christian (1940)
=Aloe floramaculata Christian (1940)
=Aloe engleri A. Berger (1905)
=*Aloe marsabitensis auct. sensu Reynolds p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, acaulescent or older plants developing a short thick stem to about 30 cm high, solitary or sometimes suckering; leaves in a compact rosette to 1 m Ø
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Ecology : Grassland and open dry deciduous woodland, on sandy, stony soils; open grassland and Acacia bushland on well drained soils; 750-1980 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 19: 13-16 (1953).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 34: t.1341 (1961).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 31 (1994)
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