Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae

Subfamily: Asphodeloideae

Genus: Aloe

Closely Related Plants: Haworthia, Gasteria, Kniphofia, Poellnitzia and Astroloba

No of species: Over 450 species.

Native to: Africa.

Most common known species – Aloe vera, which may well be a hybrid rather than a genuine species, it is also known as the medicinal Aloe.


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