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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Common names: Zebra leaf aloe (English)
Status: Native
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.
Derivation of specific name: zebrina: zebra-striped
Flowering time:(Dec-) Jan-Mar
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Botswana distribution: N,SW,SE
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Carter, S. (2001). Aloaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Pages 69 - 70.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5.

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

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.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Namibia Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 75.

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 Caprivi: Aloe zebrina
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Aloe zebrina
Flora of Malawi: Aloe zebrina
Flora of Mozambique: Aloe zebrina
Flora of Zambia: Aloe zebrina
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aloe zebrina

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aloe zebrina
African Plant Database: Aloe zebrina
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe zebrina
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Wikipedia: Aloe zebrina

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Aloe zebrina., retrieved 25 May 2024

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