ISI 2004-15. Aloe vogtsii Reynolds

This species belongs to the saponaria group of aloes, and its leaves bear prominent H-shaped spots elongated along and connected by lineations. The inflorescences are open panicles with spreading, bicolored buds that open into pendent, bright red-orange flowers usually with paler tips of white or yellow. Plants from controlled pollination of HBG 81822, plants from seed collected May 30, 1995, by C. Craib s.n. at the summit of the Soutpansberg, ca. 20 km W of Mountain Inn, N Prov., S. Africa. $7.50.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 76 (2), March - April, 2004