African Plant Database


Aloe elegans Tod.
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe abyssinica var. peacockii Baker
=Aloe peacockii (Baker) A. Berger (1905)
=Aloe vera var. aethiopica Schweinf.
=Aloe aethiopica (Schweinf.) A. Berger (1905)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plant solitary or forming small groups, rarely developing decumbent stem to 30 cm long; leaves dense, 16-20(-30) per rosette
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Ecology : Rocky slopes, mostly on sandstone or limestone, in areas of evergreen bushland or wooded grassland; 1500-2400 m alt.
  Very variable in form and colour of racemes.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 40281
 
Record n°40281
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