African Plant Database

Aloe ellenbeckii A. Berger
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 59 (1905)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe dumetorum B. Mathew & Brandham (1976)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent perennial herb, suckering to form low clumps; leaves spreading in a rosette from a swollen almost bulb-like base
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Ecology : Sandy soils, in shade of deciduous bushland (overlying limestone); 700-1600 m alt.
  Live plants and extract exported from Kenya to China (Medicin. Plant Conserv. 11: 21, 2005.) A nataloin derivative recently found (S. Afr. J. Bot. 74: 761-763, 2008).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Aloaceae: 14-15 (1994)
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carte afrique num 40195
Record n°40195
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