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Taxon: Aloe myriacantha (Haw.) Schult. & Schult. f.

 
Genus: Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Nomen number: 2567
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 7(1):704. 1829
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]


References:

  1. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  3. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. 1985, 1987. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa Note: v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Reynolds, G. W. 1966. The aloes of tropical Africa and Madagascar.
  6. Reynolds, G. W. 1974. The aloes of South Africa, ed. 3.
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Aloe myriacantha (Haw.) Schult. & Schult. f. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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?id=2567. Accessed 18 July 2019.