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Rigdo
Norwich
United Kingdom

October 2, 2012
9:10 AM

Post #9293538

ID please?

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fixpix
Oradea
Romania

October 2, 2012
10:43 AM

Post #9293627

Not Aloe vera?
Aloe anyway :)
Rigdo
Norwich
United Kingdom

October 2, 2012
12:14 PM

Post #9293685

What do you mean by that?
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 2, 2012
12:35 PM

Post #9293717

This is just a shot in the dark here…Aloe striatula.
edited to add possible link… http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57960/

This message was edited Oct 2, 2012 2:39 PM

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

October 2, 2012
12:41 PM

Post #9293731

This site has info and images on all 450+ species of Aloe. It is a great site...just a bit tedious...grin

http://www.succulentguide.com/cactus/?genus=Aloe&PHPSESSID=5ada38d5ec7063fd64221623ca674bb8
dillansnana
Hemet, CA
(Zone 9b)

October 2, 2012
12:52 PM

Post #9293743

May be it is "Mother of Thousands" ??

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

October 2, 2012
12:58 PM

Post #9293753

Those Kalanchoes, "Mother of thousands", do not have the white "teeth/barbs" that this plant has. The plant above is either a species or hybrid or cross of an Aloe.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


October 2, 2012
10:11 PM

Post #9294321

I don't know why I have such trouble with sideways photos, but I find them incredibly distracting and difficult to make sense of ... any way to right them? I tried to right one

Definitely an Aloe... from my personal experience it looks most like Aloe fibrosa, which is actually a fairly rare species, so it is likely I am wrong. Possibly a more common plant (though I have not seen one in person) is Aloe x delaetii, some weird hybrid whose origins I am unfamiliar with, but which many others have come across as I see many photos in the plant files .

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Rigdo
Norwich
United Kingdom

October 3, 2012
3:12 AM

Post #9294378

I don't know why they come up side ways for you because when I enlarge them they come up right...so I'm not to sure why that is happening.

Thanks for your help it is with out a doubt a aloe at first I thought it was a aloe ciliaris but I don't think it is and I'm not to sure about the suggestions been given but thank you.

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