African Plant Database

Aloe turkanensis Christian
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 8: 173 (1942); J. S. African Bot. 8: 173 (1942)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial shrubby herb, suckering to form loose clumps to 2 m Ø, with decumbent stems to 70 cm long;
  see more in the book
Ecology : Stony, sandy ground, or in lava, in open dry Acacia and often succulent scrubland; in intensely hot arid places; 580-1250 m alt.
  Occurring around Lake Turkana (Rudolf).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 40175
Record n°40175
Feedback about this record