African Plant Database

Aloe retrospiciens Reynolds
Family : Aloaceae
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe ruspoliana var. draceniformis A. Berger
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent shrub; stem erect, 1-2 m high, 3-4 cm Ø, branching from base; leaves rather lax, spreading to gently recurved,
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Ecology : In very open deciduous bushland on limestone escarpments; rocky ground with shrubby Acacia and Commiphora; locally abundant; 300-1100 m alt.
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carte afrique num 40366
Record n°40366
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