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Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe


Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe (Aloe ferox - Cape Aloe)

A full view of Cape Aloe growing in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.
Photo taken Dec. 26, 2009.



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Now that's really something !
I did 'not' expect to see the base/trunk, i thought it was just the leaves .... into /on the ground.

27 Dec, 2009

 

Amazing, isn't it!!....very majestic :-))

27 Dec, 2009

 

Truly eye-catching ! :o)

27 Dec, 2009

 

I also thought it would be just leaves.

27 Dec, 2009

 

the brown around the trunk is old leaves like on a tree fern or cordyline...i think....

27 Dec, 2009

 

Louise1:

Many species of Aloe develop trunks in time.

Thanks everyone!

Sandra:

You're correct...sometimes the old leaves are removed and the trunk is visible.

27 Dec, 2009

 

A magnificent specimen.

28 Dec, 2009

 

Rbtkew:

Thanks!

There's many specimen this size and larger all over the city...and around the state.

28 Dec, 2009



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