African Plant Database

Astroloba congesta (Salm-Dyck) Uitewaal
Family : Asphodelaceae
Information on the genus : Astroloba
Basionym : Aloe congesta Salm-Dyck
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe congesta Salm-Dyck
 Apicra congesta (Salm-Dyck) Baker
 Haworthia congesta (Salm-Dyck) Parr
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aloe deltoidea Hook. f.
=Astroloba deltoidea (Hook. f.) Uitewaal
=Haworthia deltoidea (Hook. f.) Parr
=Apicra deltoidea (Hook. f.) Baker (1880)
=Astroloba deltoidea var. intermedia (A. Berger) Uitewaal
=Haworthia deltoidea var. intermedia (A. Berger) Parr
=Apicra deltoidea var. intermedia A. Berger
=*Astroloba turgida (Baker) H. Jacobsen
=Apicra turgida Baker (1889)
=*Haworthia deltoidea var. turgida (Baker) Parr
=*Haworthia shieldsiana Parr
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Succulent- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt: 500 - 900 m. Distribution: EC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 5[1]: 149 (2000).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
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Record n°40566
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