African Plant Database

Aloe bicomitum L. C. Leach
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aloe venusta Reynolds (1959) non Schult. & Schult.f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, solitary or suckering to form small groups of plants, acaulescent; leaves in a compact rosette, erect and curving slightly inwards
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Ecology : Tanganyika shore, between Kalambo R. and Kituta Bay. Steep rocky outcrops in Brachystegia woodland; 780-1400 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Excelsa 9: 63 (1979).
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carte afrique num 40177
Record n°40177
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