Aloidendron dichotomum

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Aloidendron dichotomum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asphodelaceae
Subfamilia: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Aloidendron
Species: Aloidendron dichotomum


Aloidendron dichotomum (Masson) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm. (2013)


  • Basionym
    • Aloe dichotoma Masson, Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 66: 310. 1776.
  • Homotypic
    • Aloe dichotoma L.f., Suppl. Pl. 206. 1782, comb. inval.
    • Rhipidodendrum dichotomum (Masson) Willd., Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 5: 166. 1811.
  • Heterotypic
    • Aloe ramosa Haw., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 7: 26. 1804.
    • Aloe montana Schinz, Bull. Herb. Boissier 4(3): 39. 1896.
    • Aloe dichotoma var. montana (Schinz) A.Berger in Engl. (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 38: 319. 1908.


Native distribution areas:
Aloidendron dichotomum
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • WC. & S. Namibia to N. Cape Prov.

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



Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Köcherbaum
English: Quiver tree,Aloe dichotoma
Nederlands: Kokerboom
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