African Plant Database

Aloe boscawenii Christian
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 8: 165 (1942); J. S. African Bot. 8: 165-167 (1942)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sprawling shrub 1-2 m. high, branching from near the base; leaves laxly crowded, spreading, persistent and clothing the stem
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Ecology : Deciduous bushland near the sea-shore; 0-60 m alt..
  First collected in 1937; flowering in Christian's garden in 1939. Rediscovered on the Tanga coast in 1993/1994
  Possibly also in Kenya near the Tanzania border on the coast.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Excelsa 9: 64 (1979).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 40129
Record n°40129
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