African Plant Database

Aloe richardsiae Reynolds
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. xxx. 67 (1964); J. S. African Bot. 30: 67-69 (1964)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent herb, with thick fleshy roots; leaves expanded at the base below ground level into a bulb-like swelling ± 3 cm Ø, spreading
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Ecology : In clay soils in open woodland, usually near a watercourse; 1075-1275 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 30: Plates XII & XIII (1964).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 11 (1994)
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carte afrique num 40167
Record n°40167
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