African Plant Database

Aloe palmiformis Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 263 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plant caulescent, branching mostly at base; "resembling a pretty little palm" (Welwitsch who collected it in 1860); stem erect, to 1,5 m high, 4 cm Ø;
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Ecology : Sandstone rocks in woodland; exposed sandstone outcrop on shallow bedrock with Sarcostemma viminale, Euphorbia opuntioides; rocky outcrops; locally common; 1250-1500 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 40347
Record n°40347
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