Genus: Aloe L.

 
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Alternate family(ies): Aloaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae
Common names: aloe
Genus number: 440
Last updated: 28-Nov-2017
Accession Count: 128 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Daru, B. H. et al. 2013. Molecular and morphological analysis of subfamily Alooideae (Asphodelaceae) and the inclusion of Chortolirion in Aloe. (Taxon) 62:62-76.
  • Grace, O. M. et al. 2013. A revised generic classification for Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae subfam. Asphodeloideae). (Phytotaxa) 76:7-14.
  • Klopper, R. R. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships in the family Asphodelaceae (Asparagales). (Biodiv Ecol) 3:9-36.
  • 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.
  • Reynolds, G. W. The aloes of South Africa, ed. 3.. (Aloe SAfr ed3)
  • Reynolds, G. W. The aloes of tropical Africa and Madagascar.. (Aloe TAfr Madag)
  • Rowley, G. D. 2013. Generic concepts in the Alooideae Part 3 - the phylogenetic story. Alsterworthia Int. 13(2):24-26.
  • Treutlein, J. et al. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships in Asphodelaceae (subfamily Alooideae) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences (rbcL, matK) and from genomic fingerprinting (ISSR). (Taxon) 52:193-207.
  • Wyk, B. E. van & G. Smith Guide to the Aloes of South Africa. 1996. (L Aloe SAfr)
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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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=440. Accessed 16 November 2018.