Genus: Lomatophyllum Willd.

Possible synonym of: Aloe L.

Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Alternate family(ies): Aloaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae
Genus number: 15221
Last updated: 28-Nov-2017
Accession Count: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Klopper, R. R. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships in the family Asphodelaceae (Asparagales). Biodiversity and ecology; journal of the Division Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology of Plants of the Biocenter Klein Flottbek, the Herbarium Hamburgense, and the Botanical Garden, University of Hamburg 3:9-36.
  2. Wyk, B. E. van et al. 1995. The chemotaxonomic significance of root anthraquinones and pre-anthraquinones in the genus Lomatophyllum (Asphodelaceae). Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 23:805-808. Note: data supports inclusion in Aloe

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 3 June 2020.