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|Family: Asphodelaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Aloe||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Aloe ×schoenlandii Baker
Habit: Erect to decumbent in age. Stem: 0.5--9 dm, loosely clustered, branched. Leaf: 2--2.5 dm, 9--12 cm wide, triangular-ovate to lanceolate, pale green, white-spotted, glaucous. Inflorescence: branches 5--10, raceme-like, 25--90-flowered, 4--9 dm, dense. Flower: perianth 25--32 mm, 3--10 mm wide, +- constricted above ovary, red; stamens +- equal, 25--35 mm, anthers 3--5 mm. Fruit: 20--35 mm, 6--15 mm wide, oblong, brown. Seed: +- 5 mm, sterile.
Ecology: Coastal-sage scrub; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo (La Jolla, San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: widely naturalized; native to South Africa. Flowering Time: Apr Note: Sterile natural hybrid between Aloe maculata All. and Aloe striata Haw. of S. Africa, apparently planted in La Jolla in early 1900s, now well established, reproducing vegetatively.
Synonyms: Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw. × Aloe striata Haw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Aloe maculata
Next taxon: Asphodelus
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Aloe ×schoenlandii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82544, accessed on February 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 24, 2017.