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Aloe littoralis

Aloe littoralis, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asphodelaceae
Subfamilia: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Aloe
Species: Aloe littoralis

Aloe littoralis Baker

Aloe angolensis Baker, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 263 (1878).
Aloe rubrolutea Schinz, Bull. Herb. Boissier 4(3): 39 (1896).
Aloe schinzii Baker in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 459 (1898).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
S. Trop. Africa to Namibia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Baker, J.G. 1878. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. ser. 2, 1:263.
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Aloe littoralis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 16. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Aloe littoralis. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 16 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Aloe littoralis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 16. 2019. Aloe littoralis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 16 Feb. 2019.

Vernacular names
Afrikaans: Windhoekaalwyn, Mopanie-aalwyn
English: Aloe of the shore
Otsiherero: Otjindombo
Kwanyama: Oshindombo

Aloe littoralis is a flowering plant in the Asphodelaceae family.[2] It is a succulent native to arid regions in South Tropical Africa and Southern Africa.[3][4]
See also

Succulent plants


Martínez Richart, A.I. (2019). "Aloe littoralis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T110742454A110742457. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T110742454A110742457.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
"Aloe littoralis Baker". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
Kutschera-Mitter, L. 1996. Growth strategies of plant roots in different climatic regions. Acta Phytogeogr. Suec. 81, Uppsala. ISBN 91-7210-081-8. Published in Persson, H.; Baitulin, I.O., eds. Plant root systems and natural vegetation, Uppsala 1996.
"Aloe littoralis", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2015-08-10

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