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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Asparagales (46)

        Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Aloe (12)

            Epithet: striatula Haw. (1)

Synonyms: Aloe aurantiaca Baker, Aloe cascadensis Kuntze, Aloe macowanii Baker, Aloe subinermis Lem.

aurantiaca => orange-like, orange-coloured

macowanii => in honor of Peter MacOwan (1830-1909), British colonial botanist and teacher in South Africa

striatula => somewhat grooved or marked with parallel lines

subinermis => almost spineless


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: orange, yellow

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