Gard. Dict. no, edn 8, 3 (1768) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Much-branched shrub to 3 m high. Leaves spreading to erect, recurved, ovate-lanceolate, 25–60 cm long, 2–7 cm wide, blue-green; margins toothed. Inflorescence simple, rarely branched, to 90 cm tall with a dense conical subspicate raceme, 20–30 cm long. Bracts obovate, c. 15 mm long, striate. Flowers spreading or pendulous, trigonous-cylindrical; perianth segments scarlet, turning yellow at anthesis, 30–40 mm long, free; anthers exserted 1–5 mm; style exserted 3–9 mm.
*CVU, *EGL, *GipP, *Wim. Native to southern Africa, widely cultivated and hybridised with other Aloe species. Naturalised in Victoria, persisting in old gardens or as a result of dumped garden refuse.
Plants spread vegetatively.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|