1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe elegans Tod.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Sudan, Eritrea to Central Ethiopia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan

    Aloe elegans Tod. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 31, 1960 Schimper [927], Ethiopia K000256400 Unknown type material
    Ash [1814], Ethiopia 35946.000
    Bally, P.R.O. [6813], Eritrea K000204525
    Reynolds, G.W. [8055], Eritrea K000204532
    Reynolds, G.W. [8061], Eritrea K000204530
    Reynolds, G.W. [8092], Eritrea K000204526
    Reynolds, G.W. [8110], Ethiopia K000204528
    Reynolds, G.W. [8055], Eritrea K000204531
    Reynolds, G.W. [8061], Eritrea K000204529
    Reynolds, G.W. [8092], Eritrea K000204524
    Wickens, G.E. [2626], Sudan K000204538
    Richards [24558A & B], Eritrea K000204541
    Richards [24559], Eritrea K000204543
    Friis, I. [6679], Ethiopia K000204554
    Friis, I. [9070], Ethiopia K000204556
    Friis, I. [9070], Ethiopia K000204555
    Ash, J. [1814], Ethiopia K000204550
    Ash, J. [1814], Ethiopia K000204549
    Sebsebe, D. [2383], Ethiopia K000204548
    Richards, H.M. [24560], Ethiopia K000204544
    Richards, H.M. [24562], Eritrea K000204534
    Richards, H.M. [24564], Ethiopia K000204535
    Richards, H.M. [24565], Eritrea K000204536
    Richards, H.M. [24566], Ethiopia K000204542
    Richards, H.M. [24567], Eritrea K000204527
    Richards, H.M. [24567], Eritrea K000204546
    Richards, H.M. [24560], Ethiopia K000204545
    Lynes, H. [21], Sudan K000204540
    Ryding, O. [1390], Eritrea K000204537
    Ermias, D. in Sebsebe, D. [2211], Eritrea K000204552
    Ermias, D. in Sebsebe, D. [2212], Eritrea K000204553
    Ermias, D. in Sebsebe, D. [2211], Eritrea K000204551
    Ferguson, H.L. [49], Ethiopia K000204533
    Sahni, K.G. [447], Sudan K000204539

    First published in Index Seminum (PAL, Panormitani) 1880: 37 (1880)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Carter, S., Lavranos, J.J., Newton, L.E. & Walker, C.C. (2011). Aloes. The definitive guide: 1-720. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    • Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

    Sources

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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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