Sp. Pl. 1: 319. 1753
Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 150. 1754
primarily s and tropical Africa, also Madagascar, Arabian peninsula, and Atlantic islands (Madeira, Canary, and Cape Verde), naturalized in the Mediterranean region, India, and China.
Species 300 or more (2 in the flora).
Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haworth, distinguished by its yellow sap and glaucous red flowers with yellow throats, is cultivated in the southwestern United States and has been observed to escape. Apparently it persists only when supplementary water is available.
|Author||Walter C. Holmes + and Heather L. White +|
|Common name||Aloe +|
|Distribution||primarily s and tropical Africa +, also Madagascar +, Arabian peninsula +, and Atlantic islands (Madeira +, Canary +, and Cape Verde) +, naturalized in the Mediterranean region +, India + and and China. +|
|Etymology||Arabic alloeh, a name for these or similar plants +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Bee F. Gunn +|
|Publication title||Sp. Pl. + and Gen. Pl. ed. +|
|Publication year||1753 + and 1754 +|
|Reference||moran1992b + and reynolds1982a +|
|Source xml||https://firstname.lastname@example.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V26/V26 845.xml +|
|Taxon family||Aloaceae +|
|Taxon name||Aloe +|
|Taxon parent||Aloaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 26 +|