1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe hazeliana Reynolds

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa (Chimanimani Mountains).

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb, suckering to produce a cluster of several stems, erect to 50 cm high, or pendent to 75 cm long and up to 2 cm thick.
    Leaves
    Leaves distichous, laxly crowded at the stem apices, erect, spreading or pendent, 15–20 × 1–2 cm, linear, 10–15 mm apart at the sheathing bases, slightly channelled on the upper surface, very fleshy, greyish-green, white-spotted on the basal half of the lower surface; margins with a hyaline border and minute whitish teeth to 5 mm apart, or teeth often obsolete; apex bluntly obtuse to rounded.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence simple, erect and 30–50 cm high, or on pendent stems curving upwards with the raceme erect; peduncle with a few sterile, broadly ovate bracts below the raceme, 2–3 cm apart. Raceme 4–10 × 4 cm, cylindric to subcapitate, ± laxly flowered; bracts 3–5 × 2–3 mm, ovate-acuminate, pinkish-brown; pedicels 10–15 mm long, bright orange-red.
    Perianth
    Perianth scarlet, tipped with green, c. 25 mm long and 5–6 mm in diameter across the ovary, cylindrical, tapering at the base; outer segments free to the base with tips slightly spreading.
    Reproductive morphology
    Stamens and stigma scarcely exserted.
    Fruits
    Capsule and seeds not seen.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Aloe hazeliana Reynolds appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Munch [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000256539 isotype

    First published in J. S. African Bot. 25: 279 (1959)

    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.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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