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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Asparagales (72)

        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

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

Check for Aloe striatula at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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