Aloe chabaudii Schönland
var. chabaudii

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Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Osborne Dam

Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Odzani Bridge, road to Osborne Dam

Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

Photo: Mark Hyde
By road to Harava Dam

Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

Photo: Mark Hyde
By road to Harava Dam

Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

Photo: Mark Hyde
By road to Harava Dam

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Synonyms: Aloe chabaudii Schönland var. verekeri Christian
Common names: Dwala aloe (English)
Status: Native
Perennial herb, suckering to form extensive groups in suitable habitat. Leaves grey-green, often flushed with pink. the inflorescence normally a many branched panicle, 50 - 100 cm, with up to 15 racemes of coral-pink, tubular flowers.
Derivation of specific name: chabaudii: after John A. Chabaud, a plant grower in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in whose garden the original specimens flowered.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Apr - Jul(-Aug)
Worldwide distribution:
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 190 - 191. (Includes a picture).

Bolnick, D. (2007). A Guide to the Common Wild Flowers of Zambia and Neighbouring Regions Revised Edition. WECS, Lusaka, Zambia Page 59. Illustrations Plate 27 (Includes a picture).

Carter, S. (2001). Aloaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Page 56. 77-79 illustration (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3.

Lane, S.S. (2004). A Field Guide to the Aloes of Malawi Umdaus Press, Hatfield South Africa. Pages 15 - 18. (Includes a picture).

Linley, K. & Baker, B. (1972). Flowers of the Veld Bundu Series Longman Zimbabwe Page 14.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 84.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 30. (Includes a picture).

Reynolds, G.W. (1966). The Aloes of Tropical Africa and Madagascar. The Aloes Book Fund, Mbabane, Swaziland. Pages 111 - 114. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 115.

West, O. (1974). A Field Guide to the Aloes of Rhodesia. Longman, Salisbury Pages 61 - 71. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (2002). Notes on Zambian Aloes Aloe 39(3&4) Pages 83 - 91. (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 81.

Other sources of information about Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii:

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Flora of Botswana: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Flora of Mozambique: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Flora of Zambia: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aloe chabaudii
African Plant Database: Aloe chabaudii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aloe chabaudii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aloe chabaudii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aloe chabaudii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aloe chabaudii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aloe chabaudii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aloe chabaudii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aloe chabaudii
JSTOR Plant Science: Aloe chabaudii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aloe chabaudii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aloe chabaudii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aloe chabaudii
Plants of the World Online: Aloe chabaudii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aloe chabaudii
Tropicos: Aloe chabaudii
Wikipedia: Aloe chabaudii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Aloe chabaudii var. chabaudii., retrieved 24 January 2020

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