Status:Considered critically rare.
Author:A.Berger & Marloth 1905.
Family:Asphodelaceae -Aloaceae - Liliaceae.
Habitat:South Africa (Western Cape).
- The genus name Aloe comes from the Greek word for the dried juice of aloe leaves, which in turn was derived from earlier Sanskrit and Semitic words.
- The specie name 'haemanthifolia' is due to the similarity its leaves to those of a bulb genus Haemanthus