Aloe suffulta Reynolds

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: suffulta: from the Latin, suffultus, meaning supported; this refers to the weak and slender inflorescences which are supported by the surrounding vegetation.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Southeastern Zimbabwe and northern South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Carter, S. (2001). Aloaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Page 81.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 121.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 77.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 161.

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.

West, O. (1974). A Field Guide to the Aloes of Rhodesia. Longman, Salisbury Pages 71 - 72. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Aloe suffulta

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aloe suffulta
African Plant Database: Aloe suffulta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aloe suffulta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aloe suffulta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aloe suffulta
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iNaturalist: Aloe suffulta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aloe suffulta
JSTOR Plant Science: Aloe suffulta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe suffulta
Plants of the World Online: Aloe suffulta
Tropicos: Aloe suffulta
Wikipedia: Aloe suffulta

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Aloe suffulta., retrieved 18 April 2024

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