Mountain Aloe

Mountain Aloe


Vital Statistics

Latin Name
Aloe Marlothii
Description
Tall, single-stemmed tree aloe with fleshy, blue-grey leaves, armed with small spines; they also contain a yellowish, slimy sap. The sap has been used to treat stomach ailments for many centuries. The flowers are carried on stout stems; they are more or less tubular in shape. Orange flowers on branched 'arms' appear from June to August. The stem is also covered in dry leaves. The plants are protected from grazing by fierce thorns and bitter sap.
Habitat
Grows in the Northern Province and also Kruger National Park.



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