Journal articleThe confident identification to species rank of fragmentary and sterile plant material is often challenged by the absence of diagnostic characters, which are present in intact specimens, reproductive parts, and plants in habitat. Here, we consider leaf surface micromorphology for the identification of the genus Aloe in the Horn of...
Fentaw, Eshetu ; Elliott, Kelda F.V.A. ; Demissew, Sebsebe ; Cutler, David ; Grace, Olwen M.
Journal articleTwo new species of Aloe were found in the eastern rainforest of Madagascar during a Kew Madagascar Conservation Centre (KMCC) Team expedition in November 2014. The first species, Aloe vatovavensis is rare in this habitat. The second, Aloe rakotonasoloi, exhibits characters that are intermediate between the features of Aloe s.str....
Rakotoarisoa, Solofo E. ; Rakotonasolo, Franck ; Rabarijaona, Romer N. ; Grace, Olwen M.