EPPO Global Database

Aloe arborescens(ALFAR)

Code created in: 1999-07-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ALFAR
  • Preferred name: Aloe arborescens
  • Authority: Miller


Mozambique to South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental and for medicinal purposes. Introduced in western Mediterranean, Japan, Korea, Australia, and probably elsewhere

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aloe arborescens subsp. arborescens

Common names
Name Language
candelabra aloe English
Krantz aloe English
octopus plant English
torch plant English
tree aloe English
Baum-Aloe German
aloë arborescent French
aloë candélabre French
aloès arborescent French
corne de bélier French
aloe Spanish
azabara Spanish
pulpo Spanish
zabida Spanish
zabila Spanish
aloe Italian
aloé Portuguese
aloé-candelabro Portuguese
babosa Portuguese
foguetes-de-natal Portuguese
vela Portuguese
kidachi-aroe Japanese
キダチアロエ Japanese
алоэ древовидное Russian
Kraansaalwyn Afrikaans
aloe Albanian
àloe arborescent Catalan
алоја Serbian