Aloe camperi Schweinf.
Aloe eru var. cornuta
Nubian aloe is a native of Eritrea and Ethiopia. It has become naturalized in South Africa.
Identification: These aloes have a short stem and reach 24-36" (60-91 cm) in height and up to 24" (60 cm) around. They often form colonies. Leaves are dark green, with white flecks near the stem on the leaf undersides. Flower spikes are densely covered with pale shades of pinkish to orange, opening to yellow. Flowers may also be a uniform salmon orange color. They appear in April to May.
See also the Aloe comparison table.
Aloe camperi on Desert-tropicals.com
Aloe camperi from Made-in-Afrika
Aloe camperi on SucculentGuide.com
Aloe camperi at the South Coast Botanic Garden
Aloe camperi on Wikimedia Commons
Aloe camperi ‘Cornuta’ at the Huntington Botanical Gardens
Aloe camperi description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
Range: Zones 8b-11: