Aloe ballii is a species of plant in the family Asphodelaceae, subfamily Asphodeloideae. It is found in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. References Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aloe ballii: This Asparagales article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it ...
Aloe ballyi (the "rat aloe") is a species of flowering plant in the family Asphodelaceae, native to Kenya and Tanzania. Description. This species of Aloe forms tall, slender stems of up to 6 meters. The leaves are long, slender, and mostly straight - only recurving slightly towards the tips. Dead leaves do not long remain on the stem, unlike in the case of most aloes. Unlike most aloes, the "rat aloe" is poisonous.
Aloe camperi (Nubian Aloe) A colony forming aloe that suckers or branches near the base with individual rosettes reaching nearly 2 feet tall and wide with narrow light green leaves that are flat on the upper surface and angle upwards then arch over towards the tips with sharp spines along the margins.
Aloe comosa (Marloth & A. Berger) is the botanical name for what is commonly known as Clanwilliam aloe. Although Aloe comosa has always been a part of the genus Aloe, in the past it has been classified as being part of two different families: the Aloaceae or the Liliaceae family.
Aloe cryptopoda has been used as a wool dye giving a reddish brown to purplish red color to yarn. In Zimbabwe the leaf juice is used to treat constipation and venereal disease. It differs slightly from Aloe wickensii as that plant has long-acuminate, broad floral bracts and yellow and orange flowers.
Aloe squarrosa is a species of plant in the genus Aloe, from the island of Socotra, Yemen. Distribution and habitat. Aloe squarrosa is endemic to the island of Socotra, Yemen. It is one of three Aloe species that are indigenous to this island, the other two being Aloe perryi and Aloe jawiyon.
Aloe vera gel taken orally (by mouth) seems to help people with diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. It may also help to lower cholesterol. The results of aloe vera studies for other medical conditions have been less clear. How much aloe vera should you use? Creams and gels with aloe vera vary in dosage.
Aloe arborescens (krantz aloe, candelabra aloe) is a species of flowering succulent perennial plant that belongs to the Aloe genus, which it shares with the well known and studied Aloe vera. This species is also relatively popular among gardeners and has recently been studied for possible medical uses. The specific epithet arborescens means "tree-like".
Aloe Vera vs. Cape Aloe. Cape Aloe is known botanically as either Aloe capensis or Aloe ferox. Both MayoClinic.com and Drugs.com include cape aloe and its two botanical names within long lists of synonyms for aloe vera, possibly because manufacturers do not always specify which of the hundreds of members of the aloe genus is used.
Aloe striata (Coral Aloe) – A beautiful succulent to about 18 inches tall by 2 feet wide with rosettes of a few flat broad pale gray-green leaves that vary in color depending on the amount of sunlight; in hot full sun the foliage is pinkish and in more shaded spots they are often bluish-green.
Short-leaved aloe is part of the Aloe genus and its scientific name is Aloe brevifolia. Aloe brevifolia is a stemless perennial succulent endemic to South Africa, and is listed as Vulnerable 4. It is a charming species, being small and compact, with blue-green leaves, and may be found in flower during the month of November in the Southern hemisphere (ie, early summer) 4.
Soap aloe garden plants can provide landscaping as well as cosmetic uses. Groundcover plants from the Liliaceae, or lily, family may also be identified as Aloe maculata and Aloe saponaria. African aloe is another name for the plants, as they are native to Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.