Aloe africana

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Aloe africana


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asphodelaceae
Subfamilia: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Aloe
Species: Aloe africana



Aloe africana Mill., 1768


  • Aloe africana var. angustio Haw.
  • Aloe africana var. latifolia Haw.
  • Aloe angustifolia Haw.
  • Aloe bolusii Baker
  • Aloe perfoliata var. africana (Mill.) Aiton
  • Aloe pseudoafricana Salm-Dyck
  • Pachidendron africanum (Mill.) Haw.
  • Pachidendron angustifolium (Haw.) Haw.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Miller, P. 1768. Gard. Dict. ed. 8: Aloe no. 4.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

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