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H Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Aloe (family Xanthorrhoeaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 298116) with original publication details: Fl. Indica 83 1768.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aloe barbadensis Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Aloe barbadensis var. chinensis Haw. Synonym L WCSP
Aloe chinensis Steud. ex Baker Synonym H WCSP
Aloe elongata Murray Synonym H WCSP
Aloe flava Pers. Synonym H WCSP
Aloe indica Royle Synonym H WCSP
Aloe lanzae Tod. Synonym H WCSP
Aloe maculata Forssk. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Aloe perfoliata var. barbadensis (Mill.) Aiton Synonym L WCSP
Aloe perfoliata var. vera L. Synonym L WCSP
Aloe rubescens DC. Synonym H WCSP
Aloe variegata Forssk. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Aloe vera var. chinensis (Steud. ex Baker) Baker Synonym L WCSP
Aloe vera var. lanzae Baker Synonym L WCSP
Aloe vera var. littoralis J.Koenig ex Baker Synonym L WCSP
Aloe vulgaris Lam. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-298116.

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