Each "thumbnail" image below is linked to a larger photograph.

Aloe plicatilis, aloe.
alo_bar_habs.jpg (13364 bytes) alo_bar_mids.jpg (12764 bytes)
Aloe barbadensis, Barbados aloe, medicinal aloe. Low or stemless succulent from Africa, with prickly margined, pointed leaves that exude a yellowish, gelatinous, medicinal sap when cut. The sap is considered very helpful for burns and abrasions and other skin problems such as athlete's foot.

Plant Family Access Page
Home Page