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Aloe buettneri A.Berger
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 60 1905


See all synonyms of Aloe buettneri
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Aloe buettneri A.Berger
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 60 1905
Synonymy: 7

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: West African aloe
BAMBARA (Bamanankan): Sogoba bu, Sogoba hu
CERMA (Kirma): Magno gu dondialé
FULA or FULANI (Fulfulde, Pulaar, Pularl): Bangio fauru
JULA (Dyula, Dioula): Sinzé toro
MANINKA (Malinke): kadio, kandio
MOSSI ( Mõõré, Mòoré, Mooré, Moré, Moshi, Moore, More): Men-tip

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

  • Aloe buettneri A.Berger: up to 30-85 cm tall, without stem, usually solitary with leaf bases forming a bulb-like rootstock. Distribution: West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria
  • Aloe congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand: clustering and sprawling 15-20 cm tall. Rosettes 12 cm wide with short plastic-like wedge-shaped leaves with slight recurved tip and sharp teeth. Distribution: Kimuenza; Congo.

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