African Plant Database


Aloe musapana Reynolds
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. xxx. 125 (1964); J. S. African Bot. 30: 125 (1964)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, suckering to produce a dense cluster of pendent stems, branching from the base and above, forming clumps to 2,5 m Ø; stems 20-100 cm long, c. 1 cm Ø
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Ecology : On sheer rock faces with southern and western aspects, in sun; 1900-2060 m alt.
  Easily propagated from cuttings. "In cultivation, plants increase rather quickly, especially if watered, and flower prolifically".
  Known from Zimbabwe (Chimanimani Mts.); could occur in Mozambique.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 40164
 
Record n°40164
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