African Plant Database


Aloe cameronii var. dedzana Reynolds
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 31: 167 (1965)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants caulescent, forming dense sprawling shrubs; stem and branches to 1 m high; racemes with flowers red, 20-25 cm long, 5-6 cm Ø; pedicels c. 5 mm long; perianths slender, scarcely widening towards the mouth to c. 6 mm Ø.
Ecology : Among rocks in open woodland; c. 480-2100 m alt
  Description based on cultivated material from Dedza Mt. Apparently now absent from the wild where it was last seen in 1980 (fide Hargreaves in Alsterworthia Int. 7/1: 6, 2007).
  Known only from C & S Malawi

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Excelsa 9: 65 (1979).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
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Record n°40133
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