Aloe (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Aloe (Sturtevant, 1919)


  • Accepted name : Aloe

Aloe sp. Liliaceae. ALOE.

The Banians of the African coast, according to Grant [1], cut the leaves of an aloe into small pieces, soak them in lime-juice, put them in the sun, and a pickle is thus formed.

  1. Speke, J. H. Journ. Disc. Source Nile 583. 1864.