Aloe littoralis

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Aloe littoralis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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



Aloe littoralis Baker


  • Heterotypic
    • Aloe angolensis Baker, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 263 (1878).
    • Aloe rubrolutea Schinz, Bull. Herb. Boissier 4(3): 39 (1896).
    • Aloe schinzii Baker in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 459 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • S. Trop. Africa to Namibia

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



Vernacular names

Afrikaans: Windhoekaalwyn, Mopanie-aalwyn
English: Aloe of the shore
Otsiherero: Otjindombo
Kwanyama: Oshindombo
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