African Plant Database

Aloe volkensii Engl. subsp. volkensii
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe volkensii Engl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe stuhlmannii Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stem solitary, simple or usually branched from above the base; leaf-margin with teeth to ± 2,5 cm, apart; perianth 2,5-3 cm. long, bright orange-red.
Ecology : Steep rocky slopes, often in dense riverine woodland; 10-1800 m alt. – In E part of range, incl. Zanzibar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 56 (1994)
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Record n°40180
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