African Plant Database

Aloe ballyi Reynolds
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 19: 2 (1953)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe ballyi Reynolds var. ballyi (1964)
Taxon infra-specific
Aloe ballyi Reynolds var. ballyi (1964)
Aloe ballyi var. makurupiniensis Ellert (1998)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree to 8 m high, with an unbranched naked stem to 15 cm Ø thick, usually solitary
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Ecology : Deciduous bushland, with Acacia and succulents; 760-1000 m alt.
  Type locality (Kenya, Taita Distr., Mwatate) destroyed (ante Dec. 2003), cleared for farmland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Excelsa 9: 63 (1979).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 40127
Record n°40127
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