Aloe L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 319 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, Jordan to Arabian Peninsula, NW. India.

Distribution

Native to:

Aldabra, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Palestine, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Arizona, Aruba, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., China South-Central, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, France, Galápagos, Greece, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Libya, Madeira, Marshall Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., Pakistan, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Tasmania, Texas, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Carter, S., Lavranos, J.J., Newton, L.E. & Walker, C.C. (2011). Aloes. The definitive guide: 1-720. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Klopper, R.R., Matos, S. Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2009). Aloe in Angola (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae). Bothalia 39: 19-35.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 454
  • Keay in Kew Bull. 17: 65 (1963).
  • Sp. Pl. 319 (1753)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Aloes Trop. Africa & Madagascar (1966).
  • Berger in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV, fam. No. 38, III, II (Heft 33): 159 (1908).
  • Carter in F.T.E.A., Aloaceae (1994).
  • Court, Succ. Fl. South. Africa: 116 (1981).
  • Glen & Hardy in Fl. South. Africa 5, 1 (1): 1 (2000).
  • J.G. Baker in F.C. 6: 302 (1896)
  • Reynolds, Aloes S. Africa (1950);
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 319 (1753).
  • Sölch et al. in Merxmüller, Prodr. Fl. SW. Afrika, fam. 147: 10 (1970).
  • West, Aloes Rhodesia (1974).
  • in F.T.A. 7: 454 (1898).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by J. Lavranos [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Reynolds, Aloes Trop. Afr. Madag. (1966).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aloes Trop. Afr. & Madag. (1966)
  • E.P. 38: 159 (1908);
  • F.T.A. 7:454 (1898);
  • Fl. Cap. 6: 302 (1896);
  • L., Sp. Pl. 1:319 (1753);
  • Reynolds, Aloes S. Afr. (1950)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Grace, O.; Van Wyk; Nkuna; Mabatha [80] South Africa K000523951 Yes
Mar 1, 2008 Kolberg, H. [HK2477] Namibia K000524341 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Labat, J.-.N.; Haevermans, T.; Rabenantoandro, J.; Cook, B. [3041] Madagascar K000286386 Yes
Nov 15, 1994 Brandham, P. [2914] Somalia K000204373 No
Nov 9, 1993 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D. [328] Madagascar K000286401 Yes
Jun 15, 1993 Uhlig, C. [1079] Tanzania K000210195 Syntype No
Mar 3, 1993 Congdon, T.C.E. [267] Tanzania K000210208 Yes
Mar 3, 1993 Reynolds, G.W. [7490] Sudan K000204616 No
Mar 3, 1993 Congdon, T.C.E. [267] Tanzania K000210207 Yes
Mar 3, 1993 Reynolds, G.W. [7490] Sudan K000204617 No
Jan 1, 1993 Malcomber, S. [1398] Madagascar K000286413 No
Jan 1, 1993 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Carlson, B.; Andriantiana, J. [761] Madagascar K000286424 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Malcomber, S.T.; Rapanarivo, S. [1185] Madagascar K000286587 No
Jan 1, 1993 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Carlson, B.; Andriantiana, J. [761] Madagascar K000286423 No
Apr 2, 1992 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Labat, J.-.N.; Phillipson, P.B. [616] Madagascar K000286519 No
Apr 2, 1992 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Cheek, M. [461] Madagascar K000286532 Yes
Apr 2, 1992 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Labat, J.-.N.; Rakouth, B. [672] Madagascar K000286531 Yes
Apr 1, 1992 Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.; Rafamantanantsoa, G. [226] Madagascar K000286427 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Ash, J. [2556] Ethiopia K000204380 No
Jan 1, 1990 Ash, J. [2556] Ethiopia K000204379 No
Jan 30, 1987 Plowes, D.C.H. [2439] Zimbabwe K000210194 Yes
May 6, 1985 St.Clair Thompson, G.W. [15] Tanzania K000210205 Yes
May 6, 1985 Salubeni, A.J. [642] Malawi K000210192 Yes
May 6, 1985 Chase, N.C. [6367] Zimbabwe K000210193 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Dinter [8185] South Africa K000524342 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 MacOwan, P. [1146] South Africa K000524347 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Long, F.R. [1156] South Africa K000524348 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Dorr, L.J.; Barnett, L.C.; Rakotozafy, A.; Cheek, M.R.; Razafimalala, N. [4176] Madagascar K000286530 No
Oct 1, 1976 Bosser, J. [22346] Madagascar K000286385 Yes
Sep 17, 1960 Merwe [22816] South Africa K000256624 Type Yes
Sep 11, 1960 Bowie [s.n.] South Africa K000210212 Holotype No
Sep 1, 1960 Burtt, B.D. [6531] Tanzania K000210199 Yes
Sep 1, 1960 Burtt, B.D. [5111] Tanzania K000210198 Yes
Friis, I.; et al. [9559] Ethiopia K000204925 Yes
Vilgo, K. [46] Somalia K000204744 Yes
Johnston, H.H. [s.n.] Kenya K000210211 Type Yes
Uhlig, C. [789] Tanzania K000210196 Syntype No
Collenette, I.S. [7749] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-56285.000 No
Carter; Abdallah; Brandham; Newton [2372] Tanzania K000210209 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [4210] Angola K:SPC-04382.000 No
K:SPC-16698.000 No
Grace, O. [80] South Africa K:SPC-78037.000 No
Grace, O. [79] South Africa K:SPC-76678.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [11649] Ethiopia K000204377 No
Newbould, J.B. [6282] Tanzania K000210200 Yes
Phillipson, P.B. [1956] Madagascar K000286428 Yes
Osborne, J. [JO1557] Mozambique K001346261 No
Friis, I.; et al. [9089] Ethiopia K000204707 No
Milne-Redhead [17] K:SPC-04359.000 No
Grace, O. [58] South Africa K:SPC-78027.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [8257] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-57612.000 No
Dupuy, D.J.; et al. [M 648] Madagascar K:SPC-60957.000 No
Lehavana, A.; et al. [197] Madagascar K000524250 No
Beesley, J.S.S. [171] Tanzania K000210202 Yes
Pole-Evans, I.B. [11414] South Africa K002845727 Yes
Zandamela, J.; Datizua, C.; Osborne, J.; Langa, C.; Melecuane, B. [128] Mozambique K001346663 No
Humbert, H.; Swingle, C.F. [5141] Madagascar K000286400 Yes
Datizua, C.; Banze, A.; Osborne, J; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Ndala, B. (guia); Mágido, A. (guia) [CD103] Mozambique K001346783 No
Cole, E. [s.n.] Somalia K000256376 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sebsebe, D.; Tamrat, B. [2341] Ethiopia K000204381 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [11000] Madagascar K000286432 Type No
Collenette, J.S. [8975] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-64034.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [1776] South Africa K000256609 Type Yes
Reynolds, G.W. [1776] South Africa K000256610 Type Yes
Sebsebe, D.; Tamrat, B. [2341] Ethiopia K000204382 No
Friis, I.; et al. [10821] Ethiopia K000204923 Yes
Friis, I.; et al. [10821] Ethiopia K000204924 Yes
Pichi-Sermolli, R. [2019] K000204705 Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286419 No
Richards, H.M. [23330] Tanzania K000210203 Yes
Scheepers, J.C. [904] South Africa K000385765 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [3974] Angola K:SPC-04354.000 No
Ash [2288] Ethiopia K:SPC-35824.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7911] Madagascar K000286430 Unknown Type Material Yes
Milne-Redhead [18] K:SPC-05414.000 No
Collenette, I.S.; Asmode, J.F. [7831] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-55983.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6705] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-53947.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [7251] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-54789.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [8154] Ethiopia K000204376 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7692] Madagascar K000286443 No
Thulin, M. [8955] K:SPC-76971.000 No
Balen, J.C., van [s.n.] South Africa K000385764 Yes
Milne-Redhead [9] K:SPC-04381.000 No
Grace, O. [78] South Africa K:SPC-66775.000 No
Ash [2260] Ethiopia K:SPC-35941.000 No
Pegler [s.n.] South Africa K000256607 Unknown Type Material Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17232] Madagascar K000286529 Type Yes
Bigger, M. [2344] Tanzania K000210204 Yes
Decary, R. [9197] Madagascar K000286520 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4146] Angola K:SPC-02340.000 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286416 No
Friis, I.; et al. [9089] Ethiopia K000204706 Yes
Milne-Redhead [6] K:SPC-05416.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [11649] Ethiopia K000204378 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7782] Madagascar K000286446 Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286417 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [10993] Madagascar K000286384 Holotype No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [15872] Madagascar K000286383 No
Decary, R. [4421] Madagascar K000286536 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4025] Angola K:SPC-04378.000 No
K:SPC-21987.000 No
Kenya K:SPC-18944.000 No
Nigeria K:SPC-42320.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [1272] Kenya K:SPC-02328.000 No
Thulin, M. [9460] K:SPC-76970.000 No
Grace, O. [61] South Africa K:SPC-76670.000 No
Friis, I.; et al. [9130] Ethiopia K000204792 Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [13334] Madagascar K000286540 Type Yes
Tanner, R. [3794] Tanzania K000210201 Yes
K:SPC-04380.000 No
Collenette, J.S. [8358] Oman K:SPC-59116.000 No
Friis, I.; et al. [10812] Ethiopia K000204928 Yes
Reynolds, G.W. [7723] Madagascar K000286538 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [3964] Angola K:SPC-05417.000 No
Mcloughlin, A.G. [233] Ethiopia K:SPC-05412.000 No
Collenette, J.S. [8314] Oman K:SPC-59240.000 No
unknown [s.n.] South Africa K000256649 Unknown Type Material Yes
Collenette, I.S. [7842] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-57318.000 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286418 No
Collenette, J.S. [8975] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-58830.000 No
Friis, I.; et al. [10812] Ethiopia K000204927 Yes
Milne-Redhead [12] K:SPC-15140.000 No
K:SPC-04374.000 No
Uganda K:SPC-04377.000 No
Codrington, J. K:SPC-33238.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6706] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-53945.000 No
Timberlake, J. [5323] Malawi K000614669 No
Milne-Redhead [8] K:SPC-15139.000 No
Collenette [1297] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-43452.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [1601] Yemen K:SPC-43172.000 No
K:SPC-16692.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [262] Kenya K000099385 Type Yes
Tweedie, E.M. [262] Kenya K000099384 Type No
Tweedie, E.M. [262] Kenya K000099386 Type Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [12556] Madagascar K000286382 Type No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [12566] Madagascar K000286387 Type No
Mason, L.M. [1994] Madagascar K:SPC-29023.000 No
K:SPC-16691.000 No
Bidgood, Sally; Sitoni, D.; Vollesen, K.; Whitehouse, C. [3847] Tanzania K000210210 Yes
Uhlig, C. [1079] Tanzania K000210197 Type No
Smuts, N.R. [1103] South Africa K000385763 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [6857] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-54232.000 No
Jankowitz, W. [247] Namibia K000523938 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [7890] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-56447.000 No
Penzig [s.n.] Eritrea K000256408 Type Yes
Gillett, J.B. [13393] Kenya K:SPC-02320.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7904] Madagascar K000286426 Isotype Yes
Reynolds, G.W. [7736] Madagascar K000286537 No
Grace, O. [56] South Africa K:SPC-78025.000 No
Brook, J.H. Saudi Arabia K:SPC-37620.000 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286414 No
K:SPC-22260.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7849] Madagascar K000286518 No
Collenette, J.S. [9010] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-58734.000 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7911] Madagascar K000286429 Unknown Type Material Yes
DuPuy, D,J,; Labat, J-N. [M 901] Madagascar K:SPC-60960.000 No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14609] Madagascar K000286411 Yes
K:SPC-05405.000 Type No
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14609] Madagascar K000286409 Yes
Smith; Henchie [4772] Yemen K:SPC-45982.000 No
Friis, I.; et al. [9559] Ethiopia K000204926 Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [17391] Madagascar K000286415 No
Broom [s.n.] South Africa K000256608 Type Yes
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14609] Madagascar K000286410 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7720] Madagascar K000286539 No
Hepper, F.N. [6155] Yemen K:SPC-35729.000 No
Greenway, P. [2946] Tanzania K000210206 Yes
Gautier, L.,, Ranirison, P., Hanit; Luino, I. [5862] Madagascar K000743753 No
Friis, I.; et al. [10756] Ethiopia K000204922 Yes
Ash [2353] Ethiopia K:SPC-37334.000 No
McLoughlin [42551] Zimbabwe K:SPC-04366.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [3397] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-48072.000 No
Friis, I.; et al. [10401] Ethiopia K000204708 No
Greenway, P.J. [37391] Tanzania K:SPC-04357.000 No
Timberlake, J. [4923] Mozambique K000545273 No
Collenette, I.S. [8704] Djibouti K000204383 No
Reynolds, G.W. [7857] Madagascar K000286517 No
Collenette, I.S. [5160] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-50442.000 No
Coode, M. [4269] Mauritius Lomatophyllum K:SPC-06049.037 No
Cadet Reunion Lomatophyllum K:SPC-38311.000 No
Pascal, O. [878] Mayotte Lomatophyllum K000524207 No
Stoddart, D.R. [920] Madagascar Lomatophyllum K000432405 Type Yes

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