African Plant Database

Aloe macrosiphon Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 459 (1898); Kirkia 1: 162 (1961)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe mwanzana Christian (1940)
=Aloe compacta Reynolds (1961)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, suckering to form dense groups, often large; leaves in a compact rosette, erect and arching outwards
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Ecology : In shade at edge of thickets in grassland, often among rocks; 1125-1585 m alt.
  Hybrids with A. secundiflora are reported from Tanzania (Bukoba).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 27 (1994)
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carte afrique num 40140
Record n°40140
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