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Aloe chabaudii

Aloe chabaudii can be mistaken with Aloe globuligemma. Aloe chabaudii varies from A. globuligemma with leaves that are more greyish in colur and they are less recurved. Aloe globuligemma's raceme distinguishes it from Aloe chabaudii , the side branches of the inflorescence is borne horizontally with flowers that are a deep pink colour and are club-shaped in appearance.

Aloe chabaudii was named after John A. Chabaud.

Common Names: -
Status: Not threatened.
Distribution: Aloe chabuadii can be found in the Northern Province, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa. It extends into Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Swasiland.
Description of Aloe :
Stem: Plants are stemless even in mature specimens, many suckers are produced. Aloe chabaudii has neat rosettes and it will form clumps as it matures.
Leaves: Leaves are white spotted on both surfaces in young plants while mature plants are without spots, although faint lines may be present. Leaves are dull green in colour and the margins are armed with short, evenly-spaced, firm white teeth.
Flower Description:
Inflorescence: Inflorescences are complex with many head-shaped racemes.
Flower: Flowers are red or pinkish in colour.
Flowering Time: Flowers during June and July.
Cultivation of Aloe chabaudii:
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Drought resistent, carefl watering.
Frost Protection: Frost protection required.

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