1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe × keayi Reynolds

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ghana.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A perennial herb
    Leaves
    Fleshy leaves up to 2 ft. long and 5 in. broad
    Stem
    Stem short, stout, surrounded by remains of dead leaves, forming suckers from the base
    Perianth
    Perianth orange-pink
    Note
    Flowering during rainy season
    Ecology
    Grassy places.

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    Distribution

    Aloe × keayi Reynolds appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Keay, R. W. J., Ghana K000232542 holotype
    Keay, R. W. J., Ghana K000232543
    Keay, R. W. J., Ghana K000232544

    First published in J. S. African Bot. 29: 43 (1963)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aloes Trop. Afr. 289, figs. 290-292.
    • in J.S. Afr. Bot. 29: 43, pl. 6, 7 (1963)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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