African Plant Database

Aloe microdonta Chiov.
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Pl. Nov. Aethiop. 7 (1928)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe defalcata Chiov. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, shrubby herb, usually suckering to form eventually large groups, with slender decumbent stems to 1 m long
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Ecology : Sandy soils or on limestone in open Acacia-Commiphora bushland; 60-500 m alt.
  Very common in southern Somalia, especially near the Kenya border. It has been collected in Kenya only in the Galole area, but it should also occur throughout the bushland toward the eastern border (Carter, 1994).
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carte afrique num 40335
Record n°40335
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