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Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman) 83 (1768). (Medicinal aloe)
Family: ALOACEAE

Leaves and flowers at Pukalani, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 02, 2007.
Leaves and flowers at Pukalani, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 02, 2007.
It is a popular houseplant with a long history as a multipurpose folk remedy. Aloe vera is widely cultivated and plus than 150 different clones and variety are available.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman) 83 (1768).
Synonymy: 25
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: First Aid Plant, True Aloe, Indian Aloe, Chinese Aloe, Lily of the Desert, Curaçao aloe, Burn Aloe, Aloe edge, Aloe of Curaçao, Aloe-tree, Coastal aloe, West Indian aloe, Star cactus, Mediterranean aloe, Jaffarabad aloe, Barbados aloe, Medicinal aloe, Unguentine cactus, Burn plan, Aloe, Aloe vera, Common aloe, Chinese aloe
ALBANIAN (Shqip): Aloe vera
ARABIC ( لعربية ): صبر حقيقي, الألوه نبات, الألوة
AZERBAIJAN ( Azərbaycanca): Əsl əzvay
BASQUE (Euskara): Aloe vera
BENGALI (বাংলা): ঘৃতকুমারী, Ghrita kumari, Kumari
BOSNIAN (bosanski / босански): Aloa
BULGARIAN (Български): Алое вера
CATALAN (Català): Bàlsam de jardí, Sèver de jardí, Atzavara vera, Àloe vera
CHINESE (中文): 庫拉索蘆薈, 龙舌兰
CZECH (Čeština): Léčivá aloe, Aloe pravá
DANISH (Dansk): Lægealoe
DUTCH (Nederlands): Aloë vera, Aloë
ESPERANT (Esperanto): Aloo vera
FILIPINO: Aloeng medisinal, Aloe vera
FINNISH (Suomi): Lääkeaaloe
FRENCH (Français): Aloès, Aloe vera, Aloès vulgaire
GALICIAN (Galego): Áloe vera
GERMAN (Deutsch): Echte Aloe, Aloe vera
GREEK (Ελληνικά): Αλόη η γνησία, αλόη βέρα, φαρμακευτική αλόη
HAITIAN: Pye lalwa
HAITIAN CREOLE (Kreyòl ayisyen): Pye lalwa
HEBREW (עברית): אלוורה
HINDI ( हिन्दी): घृत कुमारी, ग्वारपाठा, गिलोय, Ghikanvar, Guar patha
HUNGARIAN (Magyar): Aloe vera
INDONESIAN (Bahasa Indonesia): Lidah Buaya
ITALIAN (Italiano): Aloe Vera, Legno aloe, Aloe mediterranea, Aloe di Curacao, Aloe delle Barbados, Aloe delle Barbados, Aloe di Curacao
JAPANESE (日本語): アロエベラ, アロエ (Aroe)
JAVANESE (Basa Jawa): Ilat baya, Lidah Buaya
KANNADA (ಕನ್ನಡ): Lolisara
KAZAKH (Qazaqşa / قازاقشا / Қазақша): Алоэ вера
KOREAN (한국어): 알로에
LAK (Лакку): Алоэ
LATVIAN (Latviešu): Alveja, Īstā alveja
MACEDONIAN (Македонски): Алое вера
MALAY (بهاس ملاي /Bahasa Melayu ): Pokok Lidah Buaya, Pohon gaharu
MALAYALAM (മലയാളം): കറ്റാര്‍വാഴ, Kumari
MARATHI (मराठी): Korphad
NAHUATL (Nāhuatl): Caxtillān mexcalmetl
NEPALESE (Nepal bhasa नेपाल भाषा): घिउ कुमारी, Ghiu kumari
NORWEGIAN (Bokmål): Aloe vera
ORIYA (ଓଡି଼ଆ): Kumari
PAKISTAN: Quargandal
PERSIAN (فارسی): شب‌یار, صبر زرد
POLISH ( Polski): Aloes zwyczajny
PORTUGUESE (Português): Azebre Vegetal, Erva-babosa, Aloés de Barbados, Babosa (Brazil), Aloé vera, Aloés
ROMANIAN (Română): Aloe vera
RUSSIAN (Русский): Алоэ Вера (Aloe vera), Алоэ настоящее (Aloe nastojaščee), Алоэ (Aloe)
SAMOGITIAN (Žemaitėška): Alėjuošios
SANSKRIT (संस्कृतम्): घृतकुमारी, घृतकुमारी, कुमारी (Kumari), Ghrita kumari
SERBIAN (Српски / Srpski): Обична алоја, алоја (Aloja)
SERBO-CROATIAN (Srpskohrvatski / Српскоx: Obična aloja, Aloje vera, Prava aloja
SHONA (ChiShona): Gavakava
SLOVAK (Slovenčina): Aloa pravá
SPANISH (Español): Savila, Sabila, Zábila dos toots (Argentina), Aloe vera, Zábila, Toots amarelo (Argentina), Sábila do penca (Argentina), Sábila (Mexico), Pitera amarelo (Argentina), Penca sábila (Colombia), Maguey morado, Lináloe, Loto do deserto (Argentina), Flor do deserto (Argentina), Aloe, Acíbar
SUNDANESE (Basa Sunda): Lidah buaya
SWEDISH (Svenska): Äkta aloe, Barbados aloe, Aloe
TAMIL (தமிழ்): கற்றாழை (Katralai or Katrazhai), Chirukuttali
TELUGU (తెలుగు): కలబంద, Chinna kalabanda
THAI (ภาษาไทย): ว่านหางจระเข้ Wan hang chora khe (Crocodile Tai Plant), ว่านหางจระเข้, ว่านไฟไหม้ (Wan fai mai), หางตะเข้ (Hang ta khe)
TONGAN (Faka-Tonga): 'Aloe
TURKISH (Türkçe): Tıbbi sarısabır, Sarýsabýr, Sarısabır, Ödağacı
UKRAINIAN (Українська): Алое вера
UPPER SORBIAN (Hornjoserbsce): Prawy alowej
VIETNAMESE (Tiếng Việt): Nha Đam, Lô hội, Cây Nha Đam, Cây Lô Hội, Cây aloe vera

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Aloe vera group

  • Leaves and flowers at Pukalani, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 02, 2007.Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.: (a.k.a. Medicinal Aloe) Clumping suckering succulent with short stems leading to compact stiff rosettes growing to 60–100 cm tall. It is widely cultivated and plus than 150 different clones and variety are available. Nomenclature is controversial too.
  • Aloe vera var. chinensis (Haw.) A.Berger: This is the white spotted form of Aloe vera, however, the species varies widely with regard to leaf spots and the spots usually present on young plants tends to fade with age.


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Aloe vera Photo by: Cactus Art
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Habit at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe, Hawaii (USA). March 01, 2005. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Flowers at Pukalani, Maui, Hawaii (USA). March 02, 2007. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Flowers at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe, Hawaii (USA). December 22, 2009. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Leaves at State nursery Kahului, Maui, Hawaii (USA). May 23, 2003. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit (Juvenile specimen with spotted folliage) at Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui. September 06, 2007. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Flower buds at Honokanaia, Kahoolawe, Hawaii (USA). December 18, 2012. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit at State nursery Kahului, Maui, Hawaii (USA). May 23, 2003. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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