Aloes in Southern Africa

Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature.

Aloes in Southern Africa

Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It details 58 aloe and related species, cultivation and propagation, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region.

First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.

Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

Almost every South African farm has its private cemetery. ... At Blue Aloes, the place of the dead was hidden far from the haunts of the living, but the narrow, uncertain path led to it at last—a bare, sun-bleached spot, secluded but ...

Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

Reproduction of the original: Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa by Cynthia Stockley

Aloes

The ash of dried A. ferox Miller and A. marlothii A.Berg. leaves is an ingredient in snuff prepared in some parts of South Africa. With the bitter compounds in the leaves, aloes are not regarded as edible, but Reynolds (1950) reported ...

Aloes

Aloes are a large genus of plants, about 450 species, from sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and parts of Arabia. Many species are widespread in warm or tropical semi-arid regions, yet the distribution of others is limited to a few living in desert or wet mountainous regions. While some species have been adopted as medicinal plants since ancient time

Aloes A to Z

Although many aloes are superficially similar, all are unique in some way. This book lists and describes most of the hundreds of aloe species and illustrates 90 of them with full colour photos.

Aloes A to Z

Aloes are attractive plants and there is something for every position in the garden, from small, dainty plants through to shrubs and large trees. Most prefer hot sun and good drainage, but some are happy in shady corners. And many flower in winter which is great - colour when the garden can easily be drab. They also provide food for birds when other sources may be scarce. The endless variation on a basic form of rosette with green leaves, a spiny edge and a red flower makes aloes fascinating to grow. Although many aloes are superficially similar, all are unique in some way. This book lists and describes most of the hundreds of aloe species and illustrates 90 of them with full colour photos.

The Aloes of South Africa

The Aloes of South Africa


Grass Aloes in the South African Veld

A new aloe from the eastern Transvaal . Journal of South African Botany 22 : 85–86 . REYNOLDS , G.W. 1966. The aloes of tropical Africa and Madagascar . Aloes Book Fund , Mbabane . BORNMAN , H. & HARDY , D. 1971. Aloes of the South ...

Grass Aloes in the South African Veld


Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

CHAPTER 7 Aloaceae Aloe drop off , leaving a truncated leaf - tip ,. Since the publication of Succulent Flora of Southern Africa ( Court 1981 ) the large and most easily recognised family of the monocotyledons , Liliaceae , has been ...

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

This practical guide describes the stage by stage development of a new method for predicting the penetration rate (PR) and the advance rate (AR) for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, Qtbm.The book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design.

European Garden Flora

Reynolds ( Aloes of Easily recognised by the sharp , black South African Aloes , 87 ( 1969 ) ; Reynolds , South Africa , edn 4 , 173 , 1974 ) suggests spines on the leaf margins . Aloes of South Africa , edn 4 , f .

European Garden Flora

The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental plants. It is designed to meet the highest scientific standards but the vocabulary is kept as uncomplicated as possible so that it is fully accessible to the informed gardener and landscape architect as well as to the professional botanists. Although based upon Europe the series will be an extremely useful reference on plants in cultivation throughout the world. Families, genera and species are described, keys are provided and guidance is given on the cultivation of each genus. Volume I is the first in a series of six; it contains accounts of the ferns and their allies, the conifers and 16 families of monocotyledons, including the Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae and Iridaceae, to which most of the popular bulbous garden plants belong.

South African Aloes

ALOE MODESTA Reynolds Distribution : Southern and eastern Transvaal . Aloe modesta grows in high mountainous ... This distinctive little aloe was discovered after the publication of Dr G. W. Reynolds ' book The Aloes of South Africa .

South African Aloes


Aloes of the South African Veld

Aloe laxissima Reynolds DISTRIBUTION : Distributed north of Middelburg around Nebo , and in the Roos Senekal area in the ... This might account for his decision , stated in “ Aloes of South Africa " , page 274 ( 1950 ) , to place Aloe ...

Aloes of the South African Veld


Excelsa

Both are small leptoaloes ( grass - type aloes ) in the same restricted locality . ... Aloes of South West Africa , by W . J . Jankowitz ( published by the Division of Nature Conservation and Tourism , Administration of South West ...

Excelsa


The European Garden Flora Flowering Plants

Illustration: Jeppe, South African Aloes, 35 (1969); Reynolds, Aloes of South Africa, edn 4, t. 6 & 142–3 (1974). Plant stemless. Rosettes with 20–30 leaves. Leaves 12–15 Âc. 3 cm, archingerect, incurved, glaucous, both surfaces with ...

The European Garden Flora Flowering Plants

The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental flowering plants. Designed to meet the highest scientific standards, the vocabulary has nevertheless been kept as uncomplicated as possible so that the work is fully accessible to the informed gardener as well as to the professional botanist. This new edition has been thoroughly reorganised and revised, bringing it into line with modern taxonomic knowledge. Although Kuropean in name, the flora covers plants cultivated in most areas of the United States and Canada as well as in non-tropical parts of Asia and Australasia. Contains accounts of all the Monocotyledons, which includes those groups known informally as the `pelaloid monocotyledons' (the Liliaceae and Amaryllidaceae in the first edition, divided here among 17 families), the grasses and sedges (Ciramineae and Cyperaceae), the aroids (Araceae) and the large and diverse Orchidaceae.

The Flowering Plants of Africa

Aloe pruinosa Asphodelaceae : Alooideae South Africa Aloe pruinosa Reynolds in Journal of South African Botany 2 : 122 ( 1936 ) ; Reynolds , Aloes of South Africa : 250 ( 1950 , and see the same page of the 1969 , 1974 and 1982 editions ) ...

The Flowering Plants of Africa


New Perspectives on Aloe

Mechanisim of antiinflammatory and antithermal burn action of CPase from Aloe arborescens natalensis in rats and mice. ... 1-4 Reynolds GW (1950) The Aloes of South Africa, Johan-nesberg, South Africa : The aloes of South Africa Book ...

New Perspectives on Aloe

This book covers research studies of aloe by the CAP (Creation Aloe Pharmaceuticals) team. It details the various physiological effects of those components for possible use as health foods or drugs. The team was organized into the isolation and analysis group, which purified many components in terms of low molecular weight compounds, carbohydrates, proteins present in aloe, and the assay group, which determined the efficacy of those components.

Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa

(=Aloe variegata) Partridge Aloe, Kanniedood Stemless, clumped succulent to 50 cm, with thick, triangular, white-spotted leaves, and loose racemes of nodding, ... Arid open scrubland through the western interior of South Africa.

Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa

This fully updated edition of Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa covers more than 1,100 species of flora, focusing on the most common, conspicuous and ‘showy’ plants around the region. An informative introduction discusses plant diversity, vegetation types, and includes a key to identifying plant groups. The species descriptions follow and each is accompanied by: a vivid photograph; a distribution map showing range, and an indication of the plant’s flowering season. This invaluable, up-to-date guide provides the tools and information needed to identify flowering plants across South Africa. Written by an expert in the field; fully updated edition; facilitates identification of wild flowers around South Africa; glorious full-colour photographs of each species; key to plant families for easy ID.

A Scientific Bibliography of the Drakensberg Maloti and Adjacent Lowlands

Studies in the Marchantiales (Hepaticae) from southern Africa: 7. The genus Cryptomitrium (Aytoniaceae) ... Studies in the liverwort genus Fossombronia (Metzgeriales) from southern Africa. 6. ... Trustees of the Aloes of South Africa ...

A Scientific Bibliography of the Drakensberg  Maloti and Adjacent Lowlands

This bibliography includes scientific articles on the Drakensberg, Maloti and Adjacent Lowlands published between 1808 and 2019. Although focussing on material appearing in accredited journals, there is such a wealth of information in the form of unpublished, yet traceable, reports, documents, presentations and dissertations, these are also included. The bibliography has two parts – a complete list arranged alphabetically, and the same references arranged in 33 different disciplines. These range from Palaeobotany with 17 entries, to Rock Art with 502 entries.

Dyes and tannins

The leaves of several less closely related Aloe species can also be used for dyeing, e.g. those of the South African species Aloe speciosa Baker give a beautiful delicate pink colour to wool, even without mordants, and those of Aloe ...

Dyes and tannins