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Author:  Philip Miller, 1768
Family:  ALOACEAE*
Origin:  Southern Cape Province, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  35 Centimetres
Height:  4,5 Meters
Flower:  Yellow / Pink - Red
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Fan Aloe
Synonyms:  Might be: Kumara plicatilis, G.D.Rowley, 2013.
Aloe disticha var. plicatilis, Carl Linnaeus, 1753.

Aloe flabelliformis, Salisb.
Aloe lingua, Thunb.
Aloe linguiformis, L.f.
Aloe plicatilis, Burm.f.
Aloe tripetala, Medik.
Kumara disticha, Medik.
Rhipidodendrum distichum, Willd.
Rhipidodendrum plicatile, Haw.

Aloe africana arborescens montana non spinosa folio longissimo, plicatili, flore rubro
, Heinrich Bernhard Oldenland, 1695.

This member of the Aloaceae* family was given this name by Philip Miller in 1768. It is found in the southern Cape Province, South Africa, growing in wintertime in a acid, well drained soil with little water and some sun. The plant can grow up to 4,5 meters with a stem of 35 centimetres, the flowers are yellow and pink to red.

The genera name is the ancient Greek and Latin name. The species name; plicatilis means 'fan-like'. 

')Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016,  Aloaceae is now part of the Asphodelaceae.

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