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, 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, Texas, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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?
Milne-Redhead [8] 15139.000 No
Milne-Redhead [12] 15140.000 No
16698.000 No
Kenya 18944.000 No
22260.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [13393], Kenya 2320.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4146], Angola 2340.000 No
Mason, L.M. [1994], Madagascar 29023.000 No
Codrington, J. 33238.000 No
Hepper, F.N. [6155], Yemen 35729.000 No
Nigeria 42320.000 No
Wood, J.R.I. [1601], Yemen 43172.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4025], Angola 4378.000 No
4380.000 No
Milne-Redhead [9] 4381.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4210], Angola 4382.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6706], Saudi Arabia 53945.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6705], Saudi Arabia 53947.000 No
Milne-Redhead [18] 5414.000 No
Milne-Redhead [6] 5416.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [3964], Angola 5417.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [7831], Saudi Arabia 55983.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [7842], Saudi Arabia 57318.000 No
Collenette, J.S. [8975], Saudi Arabia 64034.000 No
Timberlake, J. [4923], Mozambique K000545273 No
Thulin, M. [8955] 76971.000 No
Thulin, M. [9460] 76970.000 No

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  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
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    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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