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Aloe rouxii

Aloe rouxii
Common names: Low's Creek grass aloe (Eng.); grasaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... winter (April to June in the southern hemisphere). Aloe rouxii is known only from the upper mountain slopes, east of the Lows ... 800 to 1 200 m above sea level.  Companion species of Aloe rouxii noticed include, Aloe arborescens and A. spicata , ...

03 / 07 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe reynoldsii

Aloe reynoldsii (Ernst van Jaarsveld)
Common names: yellow spineless aloe, Mbashe aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Pretoria National Botanical Garden May 2017   Aloe reynoldsii is a perennial succulent, with a short stem. The plant grows ... 220 mm long and 100 mm in diameter.  Aloe reynoldsii is only known from sheer, southeast- and south-facing, shale ...

29 / 05 / 2017 | Ntuthuko Mabuya | Pretoria NBG
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Aloe vanbalenii

Aloe vanbalenii
Common names: van balen's aloe, crawling octopus (Eng.); van-balen-se-aalwyn (Afr.); icenalamatshe, icenandhlovu (isiZulu); lihala (siSwati)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Garden May 2017 In time, the almost stemless Aloe vanbalenii forms short, robust creeping stems, developing into dense ... (June to August in the southern hemisphere). Aloe vanbalenii occurs in northern KwaZulu-Natal and in the southeastern part ...

22 / 05 / 2017 | Anelisiwe Nocwanya | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe succotrina

Aloe succotrina, growing in Kirstenbosch
Common names: fynbos aloe, mountain aloe (Eng.); bergaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... National Botanical Garden 19 December 2016   Aloe succotrina is a succulent shrub that can grow up to 1.5 m tall, but ... grows up to 1 m tall. Solitary specimens do occur, but this aloe is usually found in small to large, dense clumps. Plants are stemless when ...

19 / 12 / 2016 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Harold Porter NBG
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Aloe petricola

Aloe petricola in habitat
Common names: rock aloe (Eng.); rotsaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... October 2015 This is generally a stemless aloe, although very short stems have been found. It grows to between 450 and ... seeds which are enclosed in capsules.   Aloe petricola has a restricted range, found naturally only around Nelspruit ...

26 / 10 / 2015 | Lou-nita LeRoux | Lowveld NBG
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Aloe aculeata

Aloe aculeata
Common names: prickly aloe (Eng.); ngopane, sekope (Sepedi)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Garden October  2015 This succulent, stemless aloe forms a single rosette of up to 1 m high and wide. The long, relatively ... of approximately 6 mm long and 3 mm in diameter. Aloe aculeata is naturally distributed throughout certain parts of the ...

19 / 10 / 2015 | Lou-nita LeRoux | Lowveld NBG
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Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis

Rosette of Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis
Common names: Karasberg aloe (Eng.); Karasbergaalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Werner Voigt Karoo Desert NBG March 2015 Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis is a low-growing, single to branched, ... slight basal swelling, and are a dull red colour. Aloe striata subsp. karasbergensis is found in the Desert, Succulent ...

02 / 03 / 2015 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe mudenensis

Aloe mudenensis
Common names: Muden aloe; kleinaalwyn (Afr.); icena (IsiZulu)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... - Natal NBG November 2014 Aloe mudenensis is an evergreen succulent that is short-stemmed, reaching up ... scattered spots, especially on the upper surface. Aloe mudenensis inflorescence is branched, with up to 8 racemes, up to 1 m ...

24 / 11 / 2014 | Ntokoza Nkosi | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Aloe catengiana

Close up of flower. Image Duke Benadon
Common names: Catengue-aloe, Catengue-aalwyn, okandolle (umbundu tongue).
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Garden February 2008, Updated May 2014 Aloe catengiana is a scrambling shrub, mainly branched from the base, forming ... midwinter (August) in the southern hemisphere. Aloe catengiana is known only from the Catengue Railway Station in ...

12 / 05 / 2014 | | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe huntleyana

Aloe huntleyana
Common names: Huntley aloe (Eng.); Huntley-aalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... in open flowers. Capsules are rounded elongate. Aloe huntleyana is confined to the quartzitic sandstone escarpment margin ... crevices or screes where fire cannot reach them. Aloe huntleyana flowers during autumn (April to June). Plants are pollinated ...

06 / 05 / 2014 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe gariepensis

Flowering in habitat
Common names: Gariep aloe, Orange River aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2012     Aloe gariepensis is a tough plant that varies in size from small and ... long floral bracts hide the young buds almost entirely. Aloe gariepensis has a fairly varying flowering range from early July to ...

17 / 12 / 2012 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe greenii

Aloe greenii
Common names: ground spotted aloe (Eng.); iCeza lesikhotha (isiZulu)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Xaba Kirstenbosch NBG September 2012   Aloe greenii is a low-growing succulent with a flower spike up to 1.3 m tall ... suckers that give rise to new plants. Aloe greenii occurs in sub-tropical coastal forest and adjacent bushveld ...

17 / 09 / 2012 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe chlorantha

A group of Aloe chlorantha plants in flower
Common names: Fraserburg aloe, Fraserburgaalwyn
Family: Asphodelaceae

... temperature is 10,6ºC with heavy frost. Aloe chlorantha flowers during spring (October to November). According to a ... the green leaves becoming purplish during dry periods. Aloe With its small greenish yellow flowers Aloe chlorantha is not as ...

12 / 12 / 2011 | | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe linearifolia

Aloe linearifolia flowers
Common names: dwarf yellow grass aloe (Eng.); inkhuphuyana (isiZulu)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Botanical Gardens October 2011   Aloe linearifolia is a small aloe which occurs as a solitary plant. It has narrow linear leaves, 250 mm long ...

10 / 10 / 2011 | Lufuno Konanani | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Aloe komaggasensis

Aloe komaggasensis
Common names: Komaggas coral aloe (Eng.); makaalwyn, streepaalwyn, gladdeblaaraalwyn (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Voigt Karoo Desert NBG July 2011   Aloe komaggasensis grows in dense groups mostly on high undulating ... January. As shown in the image below, the flowers of Aloe striata subsp. striata are very similar to those of A . ...

18 / 07 / 2011 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Aloe zebrina

Aloe zebrina plant
Common names: zebra leaf aloe, spotted aloe (Eng.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... National Botanical Garden January2011 Aloe zebrina is a small, variable, compact succulent. Succulents are plants ... or water deficiency. The succulent leaves of Aloe zebrina are densely clustered into a rosette and have a slightly ...

24 / 01 / 2011 | Hildegard Witbooi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Aloe genus

Common names: aloe (English); aalwyn (Afrikaans); aalwee (Afrikaans; Dutch); hlaba, lekhala (Southern Sotho); icena (Ndebele); imboma (Zulu).
Family: Asphodelaceae

... The most common shape of flowers found in Aloe is tubular flowers, although some species have curved or even ... for instance, usually flower in spring or summer. Aloe fruit are capsules that dry out and split open to release the mature ...

22 / 11 / 2010 | Ronell R. Klopper | Biosystematics
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Aloe khamiesensis

Aloe khamiesensis plants
Common names: Khamiesberg aloe (Eng.); Kamiesberg-aalwyn, tweederly (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Botanical Garden September 2010   Aloe khamiesensis are erect plants that can easily attain a height of 3 m. ... tubular, orange-red flowers with greenish yellow tips. Aloe khamiesensis flowers from June to August. As with other aloes, the ...

27 / 09 / 2010 | Werner Voigt | Harold Porter NBG
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Aloe maculata

Aloe maculata inflorescence
Common names: soap aloe (Eng.); bontaalwyn (Afr.); lekhala (S. Sesotho)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2010   Aloe maculata is very variable but its distinctly flat-topped inflorescences ... lend striking colour to a tired-looking winter garden. Aloe The slow-growing soap aloe provides an excellent focal point for a ...

02 / 08 / 2010 | Stemmer Ngalo | Free State NBG
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Aloe cryptopoda

Common names: tweekleur-aalwyn, geelaalwyn (Afrikaans)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Botanical Garden June 2010   Aloe cryptopoda is usually stemless or has a short decumbent hidden stem ... It usually flowers in June and July (winter). Aloe cryptopoda is at once distinguished by its almost acaulescent rosettes, ...

07 / 06 / 2010 | Patrick Mtsweni | Lowveld NBG
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