Aloe brevifolia Mill. (syn: Aloe brevifolia var. postgenita (Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker; Aloe brevioribus Mill.; Aloe perfoliata var. depressa Aiton; Aloe postgenita Schult. & Schult.f.; Aloe prolifera Haw.; Aloe prolifera var. major Salm-Dyck);   

Cape Provinces; France as per Catalogue of Life;

Aloe brevifolia Mill., Short-leaved aloe

Compact succulent from Western Cape, South Africa, threatened in natural habitat. Clump-forming with short fat leaves with spine-like soft teeth along margin, leaves changing colour to pink in winter. 
Photographed from University of California Botanical Garden on June 19, 2008.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *