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Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans
Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 5: 29 (1915)

Accepted Scientific Name: Aloe cryptopoda Baker
J. Bot. 22: 52 (1884)

Aloe wickensii Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


See all synonyms of Aloe cryptopoda
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Aloe cryptopoda Baker
J. Bot. 22: 52 (1884)
Synonymy: 4

Common Names include:
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Geelaalwee, Ngafane, Geelaalwyn

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Aloe cryptopoda group

  • Aloe cryptopoda Baker: has dense greysh green, rosettes with showy bicoloured flowers.
  • Aloe pienaarii Pole-Evans: it is a more robust form with oblong, red racemes.
  • Aloe wickensii Pole-Evans: is a smaller form with bicoloured red-yellow racemes.
  • Aloe wickensii var. lutea Reynolds: is a smaller, more slender plant, with more yellow and much impressive flowering. Distribution: Burgersfort and Lydenburg Districts.

24601 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Chuniespoort, Transvaal, South Africa. Juvenile specimen. Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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