African Plant Database

Aloe chrysostachys Lavranos & L. E. Newton
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 48(6): 278 (1976)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe meruana Lavranos (1980)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, acaulescent or with a very short stem, solitary or suckering sparsely in large clumps, suckers to 60 cm long
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Ecology : In soil pockets on rock outcrops; cracks in granite, with very tough tussock-forming grass with other xerophytes, e.g. Euphorbia, Xerophyta, young Adansonia digitata; 900-1200 m alt.
  Forms with yellow flowers or with red flowers occur in the same populations, with yellow predominating.
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carte afrique num 40266
Record n°40266
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