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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania to NE. Zambia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Distribution
    Flora districts: T4 Range: Zambia; Known only from S. end of Lake Tanganyika (see note)
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Sprawling perennial herb, suckering and branching from the base forming small groups of plants; branches 30–40 cm long, pendent over rocks and cliff-faces.
    Leaves
    Leaves crowded at the branch apices, pendent; lamina 40–60 cm long, 3–5 cm wide at the base, narrowly lanceolate-attenuate, pale greyish-green and tinged with brownish-pink, with numerous small elongated whitish spots on both surfaces especially in young leaves; margin with pale cartilaginous deltoid teeth 1–2 mm long and 10–30 mm apart, the teeth larger near the base and smaller or absent towards the apex.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence pendent, 35–60 cm long; peduncle 2–6-branched; branches widely spreading. Racemes erect, 8–12 × 7 cm, cylindric-conical, laxly flowered; bracts 5–8 × 2.5–3 mm, lanceolate, papery-white; pedicels 10–17 mm long.
    Perianth
    Perianth bright coral-red, pinkish-yellow, or entirely yellow, 23–30 mm long, 5–7 mm in diameter across the ovary, widening slightly toward the mouth, cylindric-trigonous; outer segments free for ± one-third, with tips recurved.
    Reproductive morphology
    Stamens and stigma exserted c. 3 mm.
    Fruits
    Capsule and seeds not seen.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania, Zambia

    Aloe veseyi Reynolds appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Reynolds, G.W. [8659], Zambia K000256558 isotype
    Reynolds, G.W. [8659], Zambia K000256556 isotype
    Reynolds, G.W. [8659], Zambia K000256557 isotype
    Reynolds, G.W. [8659], Zambia K000256559 Unknown type material

    First published in J. S. African Bot. 25: 315 (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.
    • Carter, S. (1994). Aloaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-60.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carter, S. (1994). Aloaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-60.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Aloes Trop.Afr. & Madag.: 168 (1966).
    • Journ. S. Afr. Bot.25:315(1959)

    Sources

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

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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