1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe chabaudii Schönland

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Aloaceae, S. Kativu. Flora Zambesiaca 12:3. 2001

    Habit
    Perennial herb, suckering to form dense groups of plants, acaulescent or with a short stem.
    Leaves
    Leaves in a dense rosette, erect, or spreading in shady habitats; lamina 30–60 cm long, 8–15 cm wide at the base, ovate-lanceolate, greyish-green to dark olive-green, with a bloom, often flushed with pinkish-red, obscurely lineate and occasionally sparsely spotted especially in young plants; margin cartilaginous with deltoid minutely brown-tipped teeth 1–3 mm long and 5–10(15) mm apart.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence erect to oblique, 0.5–1.5 m high; peduncle many-branched from low down, the lower branches often rebranching; branches spreading and usually curving upwards, subtended by deltoid scarious bracts 1–2.5 × 1 cm, with several small sterile bracts below each raceme. Racemes 5–15(20) × 8 cm, broadly cylindric, occasionally subcapitate, very laxly flowered or occasionally ± densely flowered; bracts 3–6 × 3.5 mm, ovate-acuminate, scarious; pedicels 15–25(30) mm long, spreading.
    Perianth
    Perianth bright coral-pink or sometimes pale orange to yellow, 30–40 mm long, 7–9 mm in diameter across the ovary, narrowed above then curved and widening toward the mouth, tapering at the base, cylindric-trigonous; outer segments free for ± one-quarter, with tips slightly spreading.
    Reproductive morphology
    Stamens and stigma slightly exserted.
    Fruits
    Capsule stipitate for 1–2 mm, c. 20 × 10 mm, ovoid, greyish-brown.
    Seeds
    Seeds c. 3 × 6.5 mm, blackish-brown with broad, pale buff, speckled wings.
    [FTEA]

    Aloaceae, Susan Carter. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1994

    Distribution
    Flora districts: T7 T8 Range: Zaire (Shaba), Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Transvaal)

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Aloe chabaudii Schönland appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Zimbabwe 26205.000
    Zimbabwe 27781.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [10970], Tanzania 4356.000
    Greenway, P.J. [37391], Tanzania 4357.000
    Stevenson, R.H.R. [37386], Zimbabwe 4375.000

    First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 38: 102 (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.
    • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Pope, G.V. (ed.) (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 12(3): 1-106. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Carter, S. (1994). Aloaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-60.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Fl. S. Tanz.: 185 (1982) (as “chaubardii"")
    • Aloes Trop. Afr. & Madag.: 102 (1966);
    • Aloes of Nyasaland: 22 (1954)
    • Reynolds, Aloes S. Afr.: 339 (1950)
    • E.P. 38: 244 (1908);
    • Gard. Chron., ser. 3,38:102 (1905);

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0