1. Family: Asphodelaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aloe L.
      1. Aloe milne-redheadii Christian

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Angola to NW. Zambia.

    [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 and curving inwards; lamina 20–30 cm long, 6–8 cm wide toward the base, ovate-lanceolate, greyish-green to brownish-green, densely whitish-spotted on both surfaces especially the lower with spots arranged in transverse bands; margin cartilaginous, with minutely brown-tipped teeth 2–3 mm long and 10–15 mm apart.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence erect, 60–90 cm high; peduncle 1–7-branched; branches spreading, subtended by deltoid-acuminate scarious many-nerved bracts 1.5–4 cm long, with several sterile bracts below each raceme. Racemes 15–25 × 7–8 cm, cylindric, ± densely flowered; bracts 5–6 × 2–3 mm, ovate, scarious with darker veining; pedicels 13–18 mm long, spreading.
    Perianth
    Perianth bright coral-red, 28–35 mm long, c. 8 mm in diameter across the ovary, slightly narrowed above, then slightly curved and widening toward the mouth, cylindric-trigonous; outer segments free for ± one-third, with tips spreading.
    Reproductive morphology
    Stamens and stigma slightly exserted.
    Fruits
    Capsule and seeds not seen.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Zambia

    Aloe milne-redheadii Christian appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [4253] 18822.000 Unknown type material

    First published in J. S. African Bot. 6: 177 (1940)

    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.
    • Klopper, R.R., Matos, S. Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2009). Aloe in Angola (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae) Bothalia 39: 19-35.
    • 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
    '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