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:

  1. 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.
  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
  3. 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.
  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 URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  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. Rowley, G. D. 2013. Generic concepts in the Alooideae Part 3 - the phylogenetic story. Alsterworthia Int. 13(2):24-26.
  8. 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. Note: polyphyletic
  9. Wyk, B. E. van & G. Smith. 1996. Guide to the Aloes of South Africa

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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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=440. Accessed 11 December 2019.