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Aloe grandidentata

Aloe grandidentata
Common names: dwarf soap aloe (Eng.); bontaalwyn, kleinbontaalwyn, kanniedood (Afr.); lekghala (Sso.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Garden April 2021 Acknowledgements : images of Aloe grandidentata in flower by Jan-Hendrik Keet and David Hoare, from their observations on iNaturalist. Aloe grandidentata is a small, low-growing, stemless, suckering species, with ...

05 / 04 / 2021 | Samuel Lekhetho | Free State NBG
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Aloe neilcrouchii

Aloe neilcrouchii
Common names: Karkloof grass aloe (Eng.); karkloof grasaalwyn (Afr.); inhlaba (Zul.); inkalane (Xho.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... for some of the images used in the article.   Aloe neilcrouchii has a long, sprawling to erect, leafless stem that can grow ... a semi-transparent, light brown wing, about 1 mm wide. Aloe neilcrouchii may be confused with Aloe boylei , but can be ...

08 / 02 / 2021 | Bathabile Ndlovu | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Aloe kouebokkeveldensis

Aloe kouebokkeveldensis
Common names: Kouebokkeveld aloe (Eng.); kouebokkeveldaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... wind, in autumn. Figure 2 . A group of Aloe kouebokkeveldensis on a sandstone cliff beside the Theerivier, and a close-up of the leaves and the flower head. Aloe kouebokkeveldensis is confined to the lower southern slopes of the ...

08 / 02 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe omavandae

Aloe omavandae
Common names: Omavanda aloe (Eng.); omavanda-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... half, simple in young plants. Figure 2 . Aloe omavandae on a south-facing sandstone cliff and a close-up of the ... Figure 3 . Close-up of the flower head of Aloe omavandae at Omavanda, growing on a south-facing cliff (northern ...

25 / 01 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe framesii

Aloe framesii
Common names: Strandveld speckled aloe (Eng.); strandveld gespikkelde-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Desert National Botanical Garden January 2021 Aloe framesii is a slow growing, succulent plant, with multibranched stems ... and have reddish brown teeth on the margins. Aloe framesii flowers are orange-red with greenish tips, borne in midwinter, ...

18 / 01 / 2021 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe pavelkae

Aloe pavelkae
Common names: Hunsberg aloe (Eng.); hunsberg-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... leaf tip ends in a sharp point. Figure 2 . Aloe pavelkae in flower in cultivation at Kirstenbosch National Botanical ... at other times as well. Figure 3. Aloe pavelkae in fruit in habitat, on a sheer cliff on the Hunsberg. ...

18 / 01 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe dabenorisana

Aloe dabenorisana
Common names: Dabenoris aloe, Pella aloe (Eng.); pella-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... University of the Western Cape January 2021 Aloe dabenorisana is a slow-growing, long-lived, perennial (from seed 5–7 ... hemisphere). Figure 2. Two clusters of Aloe dabenorisana on the Dabenorisberg, N. Cape. Aloe dabenorisana ...

11 / 01 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe meyeri

Aloe meyeri
Common names: Rosyntjiesberg aloe (Eng.); rosyntjiesberg-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... University of the Western Cape January 2021 Aloe meyeri is a slow-growing, long-lived, perennial (from seed 5–7 years), ... Fig. 2. Close-up of the rounded flower head of Aloe meyeri on the Rosyntjiesberg, Richtersveld National Park (N. Cape).  ...

04 / 01 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe gerstneri

Aloe gerstneri
Common names: gerstner’s aloe (Eng.); isihlabana (Zul.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Programme December 2020 This endemic, majestic aloe grows as individual, rounded, rosettes, about 1 m tall. The stems are ... and lighter in colour while in full bloom. The flowers of Aloe gerstneri are shades of orange. Each flower within the inflorescence is ...

21 / 12 / 2020 | Kaveesha Naicker | CREW
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Aloe condyae

Aloe condyae
Common names: Barberton cliff-aloe (Eng.); barberton grasaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... drawn to a sharp point (acuminate). Fig. 2. Aloe condyae in its natural habitat on a sandstone cliff ledge, note the ... Fig. 3. The inflorescence and flower of Aloe condyae . Note the densely arranged flowers. Fig. 4. The ...

23 / 11 / 2020 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe andersonii

Aloe andersonii
Common names: Mount Anderson cliff aloe (Eng.); Mount Anderson-grasaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... for his companionship and help in the field. Aloe andersonii has a perennial rootstock and plants sprout from the base, ... point, armed with 3 or 4 teeth.  Fig. 2.   Aloe andersonii , rosette of leaves . The inflorescence is a simple, ...

19 / 10 / 2020 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe castanea

Aloe castanea
Common names: cat's tail aloe (Eng.), katstertaalwyn (Afr.), borolo, suwopa, sekgopha (Northern Sotho)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... and R.R Klopper for providing the images. Aloe castanea is a perennial, evergreen, low growing, arborescent (tree-like) aloe or large shrub that grows 2 to 4 m tall, with a thick main stem, usually ...

02 / 03 / 2020 | Ntuthuko Mabuya | Pretoria NBG
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Aloe rupestris

Aloe rupestris
Common names: bottlebrush aloe, rock aloe (Eng); borselaalwyn, kraalaalwyn (Afr.); inhlaba (Siswati); uphondonde (isiXhosa); inkalane, uphondonde, umhlabanhazi (isi
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Christoffels, Geoff Nichols and Alice Notten Aloe rupestris plants usually stand tall on single-stemmed trunks 4–6 m ... (naturally opens to release seeds). Aloe rupestris is not endemic to South Africa, as it can also be found in ...

20 / 01 / 2020 | Jermaine Christoffels | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe spicata

Aloe spicata
Common names: Lebombo aloe, bottle-brush aloe, Gazaland aloe (Eng.); lebombo-aalwyn (Afr.); inhlaba (isiZulu), tshikhopa (Tshivenda)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... thanks Brian du Preez and Alice Notten for the pictures of Aloe spicata that illustrate this article. A loe spicata is ... and pollen, and thereby pollinate the flowers. Aloe Aloe spicata is an easy plant to grow and does not give problems ...

06 / 01 / 2020 | Thato Moeketsane | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Aloe kniphofioides

Aloe kniphofioides
Common names: grass aloe, red poker grass aloe (Eng.); grasaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2019 Aloe kniphofioides is an indigenous succulent plant from the Aloe group that grows in the Grassland Biome. A. kniphofioides has a ...

11 / 11 / 2019 | Mpho Mathalauga | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Aloe pretoriensis

Aloe pretoriensis
Common names: Pretoria aloe (Eng.); Pretoria aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Reynolds and P. Joffe for habitat photographs. Aloe pretoriensis is a medium-sized, rosette-forming succulent, which can ... is in late autumn to winter (May–July). Aloe pretoriensis has a widespread distribution and occurs in the northern ...

07 / 10 / 2019 | Ntuthuko Mabuya | Pretoria NBG
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Aloe kamnelii

Aloe kamnelii
Common names: Doorn River aloe (Eng.); Doringrivier-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... (August–October, in the southern hemisphere). Aloe kamnelii is only known from the Doorn River Valley between the Cedarberg ... Ruschia caroli and Tylecodon paniculatus . Aloe kamnelii proliferates from the base, forming dense groups. The succulent ...

09 / 07 / 2018 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe lineata var. muiri

Aloe lineata var. muirii
Common names: none
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Desert National Botanical Garden June 2018 Aloe lineata var. muirii is a succulent plant with a single or branched ... fully open, are pendent and unprotected. Aloe lineata var. muiri occurs in the Western Cape, from Ladismith to ...

04 / 06 / 2018 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe reitzii var. vernalis

Aloe reitzii var. vernalis
Common names: Vryheid aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Endangered Wildflowers (CREW) December 2017   Aloe reitzii var. vernalis is a succulent that reaches about 500 mm ... open to release brown to black, mature seeds.  Aloe reitzii var reitzii differs from this variety in having larger ...

11 / 12 / 2017 | Hlengiwe Mtshali | CREW
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Aloe howmanii

Aloe howmanii
Common names: Howman’s cliff aloe (Eng.); waaier-grasaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... of the W. Cape. November 2017   Aloe howmanii is a cliff-hanging shrublet, branching from the base and ... (April to June in the southern hemisphere). Aloe howmanii is known only from the Chimanimani Mountains, in southeastern ...

06 / 11 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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