Genus: Kumara Medik.

Possible synonym of: Aloe L.

Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Genus number: 29780
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Appelquist, W. L. 2014. Report of the nomenclature committee for vascular plants: 66. Taxon 63:1364. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Grace, O. M. et al. 2013. A revised generic classification for Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae subfam. Asphodeloideae). Phytotaxa 76:7-14. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.76.1.2 Note: accepts
  3. Klopper, R. R. et al. 2013. (2144) Proposal to conserve the name Kumara (Asphodelaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 62:629-630. Note: accepts
  4. Manning, J. et al. 2014. A molecular phylogeny and generic classification of Asphodelaceae subfamily Alooideae: a final resolution of the prickly issue of polyphyly in the alooids?. Syst. Bot. 39:55-74. DOI: 10.1600/036364414X678044 Note: accepts
  5. Rowley, G. D. 2013. Generic concepts in the Alooideae Part 3 - the phylogenetic story. Alsterworthia Int. 13(2):24-26.

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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.