Aloe nugalensis sp. nov. (Asphodelaceae), a new gypsum endemic from northeastern Somalia
2012 (English)In: Nordic Journal of Botany, ISSN 0107-055X, Vol. 30, no 6, 729-731 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The new species Aloe nugalensis Thulin, a shrubby plant with long, drooping leaves and a drooping, branched inflorescence with long-pedicellate orange red flowers, is described from a gypsum hill in the Nugaal valley of northeastern Somalia. The only known material is an individual grown in the Botanical Garden of Uppsala University from seeds collected in Nov 1985 that first flowered in Feb 2011.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 30, no 6, 729-731 p.
Research subject Systematic Botany
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-188891DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2011.01323.xISI: 000314222200014OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-188891DiVA: diva2:579916