Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Gerona. Tarragona.
General distribution : Africa
Flowering time : April. May. June.
Life-forms : Chameophyte.
Habitat : Cultivated specie and sometimes naturalizated.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : A succulent plant made up of a rosette of red leaves with white spots on the leaf face and spines along the margin. Cannot be confused with A. vera as A.maculata has shorter, wider leaves of a different colouration. Additionally, the flowers of A. maculata form compact orangish colour.
Observations : There are a handful of forms of the genus Aloe with spotted leaves, many are grown in gardens, others are various species of natural origin. Diffentiation of this complex is a diffcult process.
Status : Alien species.
Origen : Àfrica S