African Plant Database

Aloe somaliensis var. marmorata Reynolds & P.R.O. Bally
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 30: 222-223 (1964)
Notes : Lavranos maintains it as distinct variety (1995).
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Aloe somaliensis W. Watson var. somaliensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe somaliensis W. Watson var. somaliensis
=Aloe somaliensis W. Watson
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Leaves ascending, to 40 cm long, dark green with both whitish and darker green longitudinal spots; perianth bright red, 26 mm long.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland on limestone; c. 800 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 30: Plate XXX (1964).
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