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  Aloe vera
 
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  Family: LILIACEAE
  Citation:  Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 83. 1768; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1520(1062). 1928; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 292. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 417. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 313. 1999; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 696. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 883. 2009. Aloe perfoliata var. vera L., Sp. Pl. 320. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s): Cherukattala, Kattarvazha, Kattuvala, Ghritakumari
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Aloe, Jaffarabad aloe, Indian aloe
  Description: Perennial herbs. Leaves radical, aggregated, to 30 x 2-4 cm, ensiform, fleshy, spinous on margins. Racemes terminal; peduncles to 1 m long; bracts to 1.5 cm, ovate, scarious. Fowers reddish; pedicels to 1 cm. Perianth tube, to 3 cm, lobes free at apex. Staminal tube 3 cm. Ovary 8 mm, ovoid.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-November
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Wildely cultivated as medicinal plants
  Distribution: Mediterranean Canary Islands; naturalised in Florida, West Indies, Central America and Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Yellow, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Palapetty
   
 
   
 
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