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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. Last Changed: 10-Dec-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Hodge, W. H. 1953. The drug aloes of commerce, with special reference to the Cape species Econ. Bot. 7:100-105.
  7. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:455-457.
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  9. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  11. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  14. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus Regnum Veg. 119:295.
  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. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar Flora of Egypt. (F EgyptT&D)
  19. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1980. Flora europaea. (F Eur) 5:20.
  21. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311403. Accessed 15 December 2018.