African Plant Database

Aloe ruspoliana Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 460 (1898)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe jex-blakeae Christian (1942)
=Aloe stefaninii Chiov. (1916)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial with rosettes stemless or with decumbent or ascending stems to 50 cm long, suckering to form groups, often quite large
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Ecology : On open rocky hillsides; Acacia-Commiphora dry woodland and bushland, mainly on sand; aride desert flats; 300-1450 m alt
  Very distinctive: leaves yellow-green with minute marginal teeth. Said to be poisonous to sheep and camel; used for poisoning hyena
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carte afrique num 40372
Record n°40372
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