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Taxon: Aloe ferox Mill.

 
Genus: Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Nomen number: 2541
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Aloe no. 22. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jul-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Book; Dict Econ Pl; Econ Bot 7:116. 1953; Herbs Commerce ed2; Econ Bot 15:311. 1961)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa [Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  3. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. (L Cape)
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. 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)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Hodge, W. H. 1953. The drug aloes of commerce, with special reference to the Cape species Econ. Bot. 7:99-129.
  10. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:457.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Morton, J. F. 1961. Folk uses and commercial exploitation of Aloe leaf pulp Econ. Bot. 15:311.
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Reynolds, G. W. The aloes of South Africa, ed. 3. (Aloe SAfr ed3)
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1980. Flora europaea. (F Eur) 5:21.
  19. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  21. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. Medicinal plants of South Africa. 2009 (Med Pl SAfr)

Check other web resources for Aloe ferox Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

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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=2541. Accessed 22 October 2018.