African Plant Database


Aloe gilbertii subsp. megalacanthoides M. G. Gilbert & Sebsebe
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Apart from the difference in the sizes of the marginal teeth and bracts, there is also a striking difference in the epidermis when seen at very high magnification; it is strongly papillate in A. megalacantha but smooth in A. gilbertii."
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Ecology : Open or dense Acacia-Commiphora bushland, with Adenia on rocky slopes; 1200-1350 m alt. – Ethiopia (Gamo Gofa Reg.).
 
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Record n°40292
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