African Plant Database

Apicra spiralis (L.) Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Information on the genus : Apicra
Basionym : Aloe spiralis L.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Astroloba spiralis (L.) Uitewaal
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aloe spiralis L. (1753)
 Astroloba spiralis (L.) Uitewaal
 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.
=Aloe spirella (Haw.) Salm-Dyck (1817)
=Apicra spirella Willd. ex Haw. (1819)
=Astroloba spirella (Haw.) Molteno & Gideon F. Sm. (2018)
=*Haworthia gweneana Parr
=Aloe quinquangularis Schult. f. (1829)
=Apicra pentagona (Aiton) Willd.
=Aloe cylindracea Lam.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 18: 217 (1880).
  • Succulenta (Netherlands) : 51-54 (1947).
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