Aloe canis (S.Lane, 2001)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Aloe canii S.Lane, 2001


Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild



Senga Hills, Salima District, Malawi


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lane, S. S. (2001). A new Aloe in Malawi. Aloe 38: 72-73.


Other references:

CAMPBELL-BARKER, T.P. (2012). Notes on Aloe canis—a new species found in Malawi. The Society of Malawi Journal 65(1): 20-27.

Klopper, Ronell R. et al. (2012). The genus Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae) in Malawi. Bradleya 30: 65-92.

Lane, Stewart S. (2004). A field guide to the aloes of Malawi. Hatfield: Umdaus Press.

Lane, Stewart S., Smith, G. F. and Steyn, E. M. A. (2003). Validation and amendment of the name Aloe canii. Aloe 40: 55.

Thiede, Joachim et al. (2020). Notes on three aloes of Malawi: Aloe canisA. lateritia, and A. suffulta (Asphodelaceae subfam. Alooideae). Bradleya 38: 247-253.


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