Aloe zebrina Baker

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Aloe zebrina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rusape rd nr London Store

Aloe zebrina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rusape rd nr London Store

Aloe zebrina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rusape rd nr London Store

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Synonyms:
Common names: Zebra leaf aloe (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Widely distributed and variable aloe in Zimbabwe. In the higher and wetter areas the plants usually grow singly in grassland and have dull coloured, fairly inconspicuous flowers, while plants from the lowveld sucker profusely and may form extensive colonies on almost bare ground and carry brightly coloured flowers.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: zebrina: zebra-striped
Habitat: In a variety of habitats.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:(Dec-) Jan-Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: T,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 9 February 2010
Literature:

Carter, S. (2001). Aloaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Pages 69 - 70.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4.

Lane, S.S. (2004). A Field Guide to the Aloes of Malawi Umdaus Press, Hatfield South Africa. Pages 30 - 31. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 84.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 31. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 116.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 180.

West, O. (1974). A Field Guide to the Aloes of Rhodesia. Longman, Salisbury Pages 56 - 61. partly as Aloe parvibracteata (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Aloe zebrina
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aloe zebrina
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aloe zebrina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe zebrina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aloe zebrina
Tropicos: Aloe zebrina


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Aloe zebrina.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114100, retrieved 11 December 2017

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