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Taxon: Aloe africana Mill.

 
Genus: Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Nomen number: 2504
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Aloe no. 4. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jun-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. (L Cape)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Reynolds, G. W. The aloes of South Africa, ed. 3. (Aloe SAfr ed3)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Aloe africana Mill. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2504. Accessed 15 November 2018.