African Plant Database

Astroloba spiralis (L.) Uitewaal
Family : Asphodelaceae
Information on the genus : Astroloba
Basionym : Aloe spiralis L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe spiralis L. (1753)
 Apicra spiralis (L.) Baker
 Apicra spiralis (L.) Willd.
 Haworthia spiralis (L.) Duval
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Haworthia imbricata (Haw.) Haw.
=Aloe imbricata Haw. (1804)
=Haworthia pentagona var. spiralis (Haw.) Parr
=*Aloe spiralis Haw.
=Aloe spiralis var. pentagona Aiton
=Astroloba pentagona (Aiton) Uitewaal
=Haworthia pentagona (Aiton) Haw.
=Aloe pentagona (Aiton) Haw.
=Apicra pentagona var. torulosa Haw.
=Haworthia pentagona var. torulosa (Haw.) Parr
=Haworthia pentagona var. spirella (Haw.) Parr
=Haworthia spirella Haw.
=*Haworthia gweneana Parr
=Aloe quinquangularis Schult. f. (1829)
=Apicra pentagona (Aiton) Willd.
=Aloe cylindracea Lam.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Succulent- Ht 0.25 - 0.75 m. Alt: 400 - 800 m. Distribution: EC, WCG.D.Rowley

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Succulenta (Netherlands) : 51-54 (1947).
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Record n°40562
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