Aloe barendii Klopper & Gideon F. Sm.

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Synonyms: Chortolirion tenuifolium (Engl.) A. Berger
Haworthia tenuifolia Engl.
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Status: Native
Notes: In the paper, Grace et al. (2013), the genus Chortolirion is transferred to the genus Aloe. It appears that the only species of Chortolirion, namely Chortolirion angolense, reported as occurring in the Flora Zambesiaca area, has been split into 2 species, namely Aloe barendii and A. welwitschii. Both species are reflected as occurring in Zimbabwe in the online African Plants Database.
Derivation of specific name: barendii: for Barend [Ben] Hermanus Groenewald (1905–1976), who described several new aloes from South Africa during the 1930s and wrote the first book on the aloes of southern Africa that represented an up-to-date treatment for the subco
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
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Grace, O.M., Klopper, R.R., Smith, G.F., Crouch, N.R., Figueiredo, E., Rønsted, N., Van Wyk, A.E. (2013). A revised generic classification for Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae subfam. Asphodeloideae) Phytotaxa 76(1) Page 12.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aloe barendii
African Plant Database: Aloe barendii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aloe barendii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aloe barendii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aloe barendii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aloe barendii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aloe barendii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aloe barendii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aloe barendii
JSTOR Plant Science: Aloe barendii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aloe barendii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aloe barendii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe barendii
Plants of the World Online: Aloe barendii
Tropicos: Aloe barendii
Wikipedia: Aloe barendii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Aloe barendii., retrieved 9 December 2022

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