Gasteria obliqua (Aiton) Duval, Pl. Succ. Horto Alencon. 6 1809. (Syn: Aloe bicolor (Haw.) Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe boureana Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe dictyodes Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe formosa (Haw.) Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe guttata Salm-Dyck; Aloe lingua Ker Gawl. [Illegitimate]; Aloe maculata Thunb. [Illegitimate]; Aloe maculata var. obliqua Aiton; Aloe marmorata Steud.; Aloe nigricans var. fasciata Salm-Dyck; Aloe obliqua (Aiton) Haw. [Illegitimate]; Aloe planifolia Baker [Illegitimate]; Aloe vittata Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe zeyheri Salm-Dyck; Gasteria bicolor Haw.Gasteria bicolor var. fallax (Haw.) van Jaarsv.; Gasteria bicolor var. liliputana (Poelln.) van Jaarsv.; Gasteria biformis Poelln.; Gasteria caespitosa Poelln.; Gasteria chamaegigas Poelln.; Gasteria colubrina N.E.Br.; Gasteria fasciata (Salm-Dyck) Haw.; Gasteria formosa Haw.; Gasteria herreana Poelln.; Gasteria kirsteana Poelln.; Gasteria liliputana Poelln.; Gasteria liliputana (Poelln.) Van Jaarsv.; Gasteria lingua (Ker Gawl.) A.Berger [Illegitimate]; Gasteria loeriensis Poelln.; Gasteria longiana Poelln.; Gasteria longibracteata Poelln.; Gasteria maculata Haw.; Gasteria maculata var. dregeana A.Berger; Gasteria maculata var. fallax Haw.; Gasteria marmorata Baker; Gasteria multiplex Poelln.; Gasteria nigricans var. fasciata (Salm-Dyck) Haw.; Gasteria picta Haw.; Gasteria planifolia (Baker) Baker; Gasteria retata Haw.; Gasteria salmdyckiana Poelln.; Gasteria spiralis Baker; Gasteria spiralis var. tortulata Baker; Gasteria variolosa Baker; Gasteria zeyheri (Salm-Dyck) Baker);
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amitornamental uid 122062011: Sending photo of an unidentified succulent in Pantnagar garden. Details as
per the photo enclosed. Please help in identification 

I think Gasteria bicolor 

A small plant seen in the Desert House of the Conservatory.

Id provided by the ABG’s Planthotline.



Gasteria obliqua submission : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)

Gasteria obliqua 
Lawyer’s Tongue /Gasteria
Family –Xanthorrhoeaceae
Photographed in cultivation at Bangalore, Karnataka
Dated – 7January2019

wonderful pictures. how large is the plant?

Thanks … You can compare the plant size with common Aloe vera plant. It’s inflorescence is about a feet long..

ok. so each leaflet would be about 6 to 9 or 10 inches?

Yes about 6-8 inches long leaves. 


A small plant seen in the Desert House of the Conservatory.

Id provided by the ABG’s Planthotline.