Aloe perryi

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Aloe perryi Baker

Aloaceae

Life form: shrub
Usage: economic plant

Exposure: sun   10

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Asparagales
Subordo:
Aloineae
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Aloe perryi is a shrub.

Contents

Naming

Aloe perryi was described by John Gilbert Baker in 1880. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aloe perryi is a species in the genus Aloe which contains approximately 535 to 609 species and belongs to the family of the Aloaceae (Aloe Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Aloe perryi is evergreen. The leaves are simple.

Flowers and Fruits

Aloe perryi produces tubular flowers.

The shrubs produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Aloe perryi is cultivated in East Africa, Socotra and the Arabian Peninsula. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be gritty loam. They tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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