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Aloe schomeri

Aloe schomeri Rauh

 

Aloe

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderAsparagalesA diverse group that includes asparagus
FamilyXanthorrhoeaceaeAloes, many tropical plants, flax lilies, daylilies, many others
GenusAloeMeans “goddess” in ancient Sanskrit, for its reputed use as a beauty aid
Speciesschomeri

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This species is from southeastern Madagascar. It does not occur naturally in North America.

I can’t find any information about this species.

(For an interesting diversion, check out these stellar photos, curated by Bárbol, of Madagascar wildlife.)

Online References:

Aloe schomeri on www.aloes.wz.cz

Aloe schomeri on webshots

Aloe schomeri on Flickr

Aloe schomeri on ZipcodeZoo.com

Aloe schomeri description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Aloe schomeri (Aloe)

5/25/2009 · Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ
≈ 20 × 30" (50 × 75 cm) ID is uncertain

Range: Zones 9b-11:

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