African Plant Database

Aloe canis S. Lane
Family : Aloaceae
Protologue : Aloe 40(2): 55 (2003)
Information on the genus : Aloe
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants caulescent, mostly solitary, stems 4-5 cm Ø, upright, up to 2,5 m tall, old leaves persistent around the base
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Ecology : In light forest among rocks; c. 500 m alt.
  Known from very few plants only in cultivation. Aloe canis resembles A. cameronii. It differs, however, in growing individually and in having a single thick stem with densely rosulate leaves at the apex only
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 58855
Record n°58855 modified 2007-01-19
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