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Aloe mitriformis 
Liliacaea - CITES App. II

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Distribution:  Western Cape, Nieuwhoudtville to Genadendal.  Found on granite outcrops, rocky ridges and lower slopes

Description:  Plants (75 cm)sprawl along the ground with ends ascending and leafy.  Leaves short, broad, fleshy and bluish-green in colour.  Most leaves are without spots or lines but have prickly margins

Flowers:  Dull scarlet flowers crowd in dense heads, flowers are tubular and droop. The flowering period is January to February.

Common name:  Krans Aalwyn Website:  Photos at Ronald's Homepage