Aloe Succulent Science Education

Various Cactus

Common Name

Aloe, aloe vera, True Aloe, Medicine Plant, Burn Plant, Wonder-plant

Habitat
Hybrid, with origins from Africa. Its cultivation is extensive and as an example, it is a common garden plant in Southern California. There is 400 plus species of Aloe.
Care
Requires little maintenance, easy to grow. Water regularly and allow pot to dry out completely before re-watering.
Location
Indoors or out until nights dip below 45 degrees. Indirect light produces greener leaves.
Observation
The more direct the light the leaves change from green to reddish brown. As the direct light goes to indirect the leaves return to vibrant green.
Geology
Aloe vera is cultivated around the world. It has escaped from cultivation and become naturalised in the Mediterranean, north Africa, the Indian subcontinent, South America and the Caribbean.
Kingdom
Plantae
Science
Scientific study of plants. Botanical research increase and improve our supply of medicines, foods, fibers, building materials, and other plant products.
Life Science, Biochemistry, Bilogical Sciences, Biology, Plant Biology, Microbiology, Entomology.
Conservation
Not considered to be threatened.
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