Aloe parvibracteata Schonland

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Aloe parvibracteata

Photo: Ton Rulkens
South of Catembe, Maputo Province

Aloe parvibracteata

Photo: Ton Rulkens
South of Catembe, Maputo Province

Aloe parvibracteata

Photo: Ton Rulkens
South of Catembe, Maputo Province

Aloe parvibracteata

Photo: Ton Rulkens
South of Catembe, Maputo Province

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Synonyms: Aloe pongolensis Reynolds
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, suckering to form large colonies, stemless or with a very short thick stem. Leaves in a compact rosette; upper leaf surface with oblong spots in conspicuous transverse bands; lower leaf surface usually without spots. Inflorescence erect. Peduncle 3-8 branched. Racemes cylindric, 10-20 cm long, laxly-flowered; pedicels 8-14 mm, as long as or slightly longer than the bracts. Perianth dull red, bulbous at the base abruptly constricted above the ovary.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: parvibracteata: referring to the small bracts (which in this species are in fact not particularly small).
Habitat: Grassland with scattered trees, often in swampy areas and along watercourses
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, South Africa (Mpumalanga to northern KwaZulu-Natal) and Swaziland
Mozambique distribution: M
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Content last updated: Monday 6 July 2015
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 56. (Includes a picture).

Carter, S. (2001). Aloaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Page 70.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aloe parvibracteata
African Plant Database: Aloe parvibracteata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Aloe parvibracteata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aloe parvibracteata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aloe parvibracteata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aloe parvibracteata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aloe parvibracteata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aloe parvibracteata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aloe parvibracteata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aloe parvibracteata
Ispot Southern Africa: Aloe parvibracteata
JSTOR Plant Science: Aloe parvibracteata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aloe parvibracteata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aloe parvibracteata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe parvibracteata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aloe parvibracteata
Tropicos: Aloe parvibracteata


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 parvibracteata.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=181150, retrieved 13 December 2017

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