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|Family: Asphodelaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Aloe||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Aloe maculata All.
Habit: Erect, densely clumped. Stem: 0--0.2 m, simple or branched. Leaf: 1--3 dm, 5--12 cm wide, lanceolate to ovate, adaxially pale to dark green with white spots, abaxially green. Inflorescence: branches 0 or 2--5, raceme-like, 20--65-flowered, 10--30 cm, dense. Flower: perianth 25--40 mm, 2--10 mm wide, constricted above ovary, orange-red to pink; stamens unequal, outer 25--30 mm, inner 30--35 mm, anthers 4--5 mm. Fruit: 20--35 mm, 8--16 mm wide, oblong, red-brown. Seed: +- 2 mm.
Ecology: Coastal bluffs; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (Point Conception); Distribution Outside California: widely naturalized; native to South Africa. Flowering Time: Apr
Synonyms: Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw., poss. illeg.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Aloe
Next taxon: Aloe ×schoenlandii
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Aloe maculata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91888, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.