African Plant Database


Aloe pembana L.E. Newton
Family : Aloaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 70(1): 27 (1998)
Information on the genus : Aloe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lomatophyllum pembanum (L.E. Newton) Rauh
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plant caulescent, suckering at base to form dense clumps; stem erect, to 2 m x 8 cm; leaves up to 20, densely rosulate, lanceolate-attenuate
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Ecology : Coastal forest in light shade, on sandy soil close to the beach; ± 3 m alt.
  Known only from Tanzania, Pemba and Misali (Mesali) Island off Pemba, an unhabited coral island, entirely forested.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 40413
 
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