African Plant Database


Aloe mawii Christian
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 6: 186 (1940)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small tree 1-2(3) m high; stem erect, 5-12 cm Ø, simple to 1 m high then sometimes sparsely branched above, or sometimes decumbent, with a few suckers from the base forming a small group of plants;
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Ecology : On bare granite slopes, and in open grassland on rocky mountain slopes; on rocks in Brachystegia woodland; 300-1950 m alt.
  Commonly grown in Zimbabwe gardens.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bradleya 30: 81 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 40184
 
Record n°40184 modified 2012-04-02
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