Aloe (Aloe brevifolia)

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Aloe fact file

Aloe description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderLiliales
FamilyLiliaceae
GenusAloe (1)

Information on Aloe brevifolia is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Aloe status

Varieties Aloe brevifolia var. brevifolia is listed as Vulnerable (VU) and Aloe brevifolia var. depressa is listed as Data Deficient (DD) on the Interim Red Data List of South African Plant Taxa (2).

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Glossary

Varieties
In taxonomy, (the science of classifying organisms), variety is the rank below subspecies. Members of a variety differ from others of the same species in relatively minor ways.
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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC Species Database (August, 2009)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org.isdb/Taxonomy
  2. Threatened Species Programme. (2009) Interim Red Data List of South African Plant Taxa. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, South Africa. Available at:
    http://www.sanbi.org/biodiversity/reddata.htm
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Aloe brevifolia  
Aloe brevifolia

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http://www.farm215.co.za

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