Plants of USA and Canada

Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Indica: 83 (1768)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: Barbados aloe
en English name: West Indian aloe
Spanish name: sávila
French name: aločs vulgaire
Italian name: Aloe vera

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Aloe barbadensis Mill.
= Aloe perfoliata L. var. vera L.
= Aloe vulgaris Lam.


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Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Merano/Meran, Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, BZ, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Leaves at Pukalani, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at State nursery Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Leaves and flowers at Pukalani, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Leaves and flowers at Pukalani, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Merano/Meran, Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, BZ, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
With Kim and Billie gardening at Oakwood Lakes Boynton Beach, Florida - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at Pukalani, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at Oakwood Lakes Boynton Beach, Florida - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flower buds at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at Kalepolepo, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at State nursery Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at Pukalani, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at Makawao, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Flowers at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Leaves at State nursery Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Aloe vera
Aloe vera
Habit at Kapapa, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (FL, HI, TX), USA+ (PR, VI)

Distributional map for Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.
Map for Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Aloaceae


Genus: Aloe


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