Aloe helenae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Aloe helenae
Species Authority: Danguy

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An arborescent aloe, endemic to southern Madagascar, where two or three subpopulations are known to occur in the Fort Dauphin region. Each subpopulation consists of less than 10 adult individuals. No regeneration has been observed.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Thorny bush on sandy shores.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed in Appendix I of CITES.

Bibliography [top]

Anonymous. 1994. Proposal to transfer Aloe helenae and A. suzannae from Appendix II to Appendix I of CITES. Ninth Conference of the Parties to CITES, Fort Lauderdale, U.S.A.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Aloe helenae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 27 March 2015.
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