Aloe ferox Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8 22 1768. (syn: Aloe ferox var. incurvata Baker; Aloe ferox var. subferox (Spreng.) Baker; Aloe galpinii Baker; Aloe horrida Haw.; Aloe pallancae Guillaumin; Aloe perfoliata var. ferox (Mill.) Aiton; Aloe pseudoferox Salm-Dyck; Aloe subferox Spreng.; Aloe supralaevis Haw.; Busipho ferox (Mill.) Salisb.; Pachidendron ferox (Mill.) Haw.; Pachidendron pseudoferox (Salm-Dyck) Haw.; Pachidendron supralaeve (Haw.) Haw.) as per POWO;
Native to: Cape Provinces, Free State, Lesotho; Introduced into: France as per POWO;
Aloe Species : Atlanta Botanical Garden : Atlanta : 26JUN20 : AK-40 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
The plants in that collection come from Madagascar and the southern part of Africa.
Many thanks … for looking into this post.
As far as I can remember, it was fairly a large plant. At least two feet, could be more.
From the suggested ids, Aloe aculeata and Aloe ferox could be possibilities.
Unfortunately, the garden doesn’t have a website with the names and pictures of the plants. It would have been so much easier.
There are names written near most of the plants. But all are not easily accessible or seen.
Pl. send high resolution image to check the details for Aloe ferox (which appears to be the closest) as per
Yes. Appears close.
I could find a picture of the Aloe posted on this link.
Seems to be the same in my picture.
The posted link will help you determine the size of the plant.
Aloe Ferox – in View of Ayurveda: A Critical Study of Aloe Ferox in … By Sharduli Terwadkar (2011)
Aloe Vera Handbook Cultivation, Research Finding, Products, Formulations … By H. Panda (2003)
Medicinal Plants, Volume 1 (2008)