1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe buettneri A.Berger

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad and NW. Namibia.

    [FWTA]

    Liliaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    A perennial herb
    Leaves
    A rosette of fleshy leaves up to 2 ft. long and 5 in. broad at base, margins sharply toothed
    Ecology
    In grassy places in the moister savanna areas
    Perianth
    Perianth varied in colour.
    Note
    After the bush fires destroy the mature leaves the plant passes the dry season with the leaf-bases partly burned and with only the central leaf-tips exposed

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Chad, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Zaïre

    Aloe buettneri A.Berger appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 6, 1985 [illegible] [3046] K000524497
    May 6, 1985 Oldeman, R. [744], Ivory Coast K000524499
    Jan 1, 1979 Hakki, M. [530], Togo K000524495
    Jan 1, 1974 Oyewole, S.O. [1557], Nigeria K000524474
    Sep 6, 1972 Chipp, T.F. [625] K000524498
    Dec 9, 1959 Latilo, M.G. [FHI 32972], Nigeria K000524484
    Dec 7, 1959 Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 5488], Nigeria K000524477
    Dec 7, 1959 Latilo, M.G. [25239], Nigeria K000524493
    Dec 7, 1959 Latilo, M.G. [FHI 23948], Nigeria K000524480
    Dec 7, 1959 Latilo, M.G. [FHI 25328], Nigeria K000524490
    Dec 7, 1959 Latilo [FHI 32969], Nigeria K000524492
    Dec 7, 1959 Latilo, M. [FHI 32970], Nigeria K000524483
    Dec 7, 1959 Mildbraed [9589], Cameroon K000524503
    Dec 7, 1959 Hepburn, I.D. [126] K000524491
    Dec 7, 1959 Howes, F.N. [1073], Togo K000524496
    Keay, R.W.J. [22403], Nigeria K000524486
    Keay, R.W.J. [22403], Nigeria K000524485
    Keay, R.W.J. [22403], Nigeria 6601.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 5488], Nigeria K000524476
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 5488], Nigeria K000524475
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 5488], Nigeria 7098.000
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 32971], Nigeria K000524481
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 32971], Nigeria 3682.000
    Latilo, M.G. [25239], Nigeria 5560.000
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 32972], Nigeria 5561.000
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 23948], Nigeria K000524479
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 23948], Nigeria 5562.000
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 25328], Nigeria K000524489
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 25328], Nigeria 6439.000
    Dalziel, J.M. [570], Nigeria 22267.000
    Onochie [FHI 35707], Nigeria K000524494
    Onochie [FHI 35707], Nigeria 6440.000
    Latilo [FHI 32969], Nigeria 3684.000
    Keay [22441], Nigeria 5559.000
    Latilo, M. [FHI 32970], Nigeria K000524482
    Latilo, M. [FHI 32970], Nigeria 5558.000
    Hambler, D.J. [455], Nigeria K000524488
    Hambler, D.J. [455], Nigeria K000524487
    Hall, J.B. [1790], Nigeria K000524478
    Mildbraed [9589], Cameroon K000524502
    Oldeman, R. [300], Ivory Coast K000524500

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 60 (1905)

    Accepted by

    • Carter, S., Lavranos, J.J., Newton, L.E. & Walker, C.C. (2011). Aloes. The definitive guide: 1-720. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Carter, S. (1994). Aloaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-60.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Reynolds, Aloes Trop. Afr. 41, figs. 37-43, t. 8-9.
    • Keay in Kew Bull. 17: 67 (1963)
    • in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 38, 3: 201 (1908)
    • in Engl., Bot, Jahrb. 36: 60 (1905)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carter, S., Lavranos, J.J., Newton, L.E. & Walker, C.C. (2011). Aloes. The definitive guide: 1-720. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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