Aloe nyeriensis

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Aloe nyeriensis
Aloe ngobitensis1.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Aloe
Species: A. nyeriensis
Binomial name
Aloe nyeriensis
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Aloe nyeriensis is a succulent aloe plant species, endemic to Kenya.

It grows from 1-3 metres tall, and sends up an inflorescence on a flowering stalk from 0.5-0.8 metres tall, densely packed with red flowers. A. nyeriensis grows on rocky soils of the savannah, often in communities with Acacia trees, at altitudes between 1760 and 2100 metres. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of threatened species.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CITES (03-11). "Review of Significant Trade: East African Aloes" (PDF). Fourteenth meeting of the Plants Committee. CITES. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-03-04. Retrieved 2007-07-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)