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.
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Aloe perryi (syn. Aloe forbesii Balf.f.; Aloe socotrina) is a species of plant in the genus Aloe. It is endemic to Socotra in Yemen, and is often known by its common name, Socotrine aloe. Its natural habitat is rocky areas. Widely distributed and in places abundant.
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 suzannae (Malagasy Tree Aloe) A slow growing tree aloe to 8 to 12 feet that stays solitary or has few branches near the base with age. The rosettes have numerous narrow 2 to 3 foot long upright gray leaves, sometimes flushed pinkish, that have rounded tips and yellowish teeth turned inwards towards the plant, making this a very friendly plant with no sharp parts to be avoided.
Distribution and habitat: Aloe arborescens is a species of flowering succulent perennial plant endemic to the south eastern part of Southern Africa. Aloe arborescens has adapted to many different habitats, its natural habitat usually consists of mountainous areas including rocky outcrops and exposed ridges.
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 marlothii (Mountain Aloe) Mountain Aloe, Flat-flowered Aloe, Spiny Aloe Adding a majestic presence to the garden, Aloe marlothii (Mountain Aloe) is a large evergreen succulent forming a dense rosette of fleshy, grayish green leaves, up to 5 ft. long (150 cm), with a broad base tapering to a sharp point.
Use Zone 8 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Soap aloe needs a sandy soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Keep in mind when planting that Soap aloe is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.
Aloe juvenna (Tiger Tooth Aloe) is a small, clump-forming succulent, with erect stem up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and branching at the base. The leaves are bright green (reddish to brown in full sun), toothy-margined and flecked with cream-white prominent spots.