Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Aloe succotrina
Common name - Bergaalwyn
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Habitat Restricted to the lower mountain slopes and the coast.
Description Aloe succotrina is one of only a few fynbos aloes, and is the only species of aloe found in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve.
Plants are usually found in groups.
The stiff greyish-green erect leaves with narrow, white borders have prickles on the margins. Old leaves turn bright purple when they dry out.
The flowers are up to 40mm long and are reddish/orange in colour.
From Latin: succus, juice, sap;
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