African Plant Database

Aloe schweinfurthii Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 18: 175 (1880); J. S. African Bot. 22: 140-141 (1956)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe barteri var. lutea A. Chev.
=*Aloe trivialis A. Chev. (1951)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, acaulescent or suckering with short decumbent stems to form dense groups; leaves in a compact rosette, spreading and recurved
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Ecology : Granite outcrops; rocky hills and slopes; gneiss slopes; among rocks; sometimes abundant; ± 900-1200 m alt.
  Perhaps also in Benin.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 28 (1994)
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