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Taxon: Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.

 
Genus: Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Nomen number: 311403
Place of publication: Fl. indica 83. 1768 1 Mar-6 Apr
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Sep-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: gum/resin (for cosmetics)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Dict Econ Pl; Pl Book; Econ Bot 7:100-105. 1953, as A. barbadensis; Ayurveda Ency, as A. indica; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Hodge, W. H. 1953. The drug aloes of commerce, with special reference to the Cape species. Econ. Bot. 7:100-105. Note: = Aloe barbadensis Mill.
  7. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:455-457.
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: = Aloe barbadensis Mill.
  14. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:295.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar. 1954-. Flora of Egypt.
  19. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1980. Flora europaea. 5:20.
  21. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?311403. Accessed 20 September 2019.