Aloe mitriformis

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 Aloe mitriformis subsp. var.  Gold-tooth aloe, Krans aalwyn
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
30in 3ft7ft
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Width: 3 ft to 7 ft
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun, part-sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
Asphodelaceae > Aloe mitriformis var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Aloe mitriformis, Mill. (A. xanthacantha, Salm-Dyck). Fig. 172. Lvs. upcurved, ovate, acute, 2-3x4-6in., glaucous, somewhat prickly toward the tip beneath, with large and strong yellow or brown marginal teeth: infl. 1 ft. or more high; fls. 2 in. long, bright red with recurving, paler, nearly distinct segms. Cape. DC., f 1. Gr. 99. B.M. 1270. Salm, Aloe §24. f. 3. Berger 108.— Very polymorphic, the broad-lvd. typical form, with dorsal teeth on the keel only, varying into a form with smaller marginal teeth, those on the back continuing to the apex, var pachyphylla. Baker; another, in which they stop short of the apex, var. xanthacantha, Baker (.4. xanthacantha, Willd.), Salm, Aloe §24, f. 4; and a third with acuminate lvs., var. Commelinii, Baker (A. Commelinii, Willd. A. mitriformis humilior, Haw.), Salm, Aloe §24, f. 5: narrower-lvd. forms with short and broad yellow teeth, var. flavispina, Baker (A. flavispina, Haw.), Salm, Aloe §24, f. 2; or long subulate white teeth, var. albispina, Berger (A. albispina, Haw.): and a variant of the type with scattered teeth over the back of the broad lvs., var. spinulosa, Baker (A. spinulosa, Salm), Salm, Aloe §24, f. 6. Berger 109.

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