African Plant Database


Aloe vituensis Baker
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 458 (1898)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Low succulent shrub, stems erect, up to 20 cm high, slender; leaves lax, spreading with recurving tips, slightly canaliculate
  see more in the book
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland; c. 1200 m alt.
  "A. vituensis is known only from the Kenyan side of the border with Ethiopia but could very easily turn up in Ethiopia."

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 40401
 
Record n°40401
Feedback about this record