Aloe peckii

In general, this species is stemless and growing singly or in small groups, but sometimes groups of over 20 rosettes are formed.
Each rosette has 14-16 leaves, about 16 cm long and 6 cm wide at the base, usually olive-green with many whitish-green spots, but in some cases light green and unspotted.
The flowers are very striking and because of their conspicuous stripes apparently unique within the genus.

The plants occur on gypsum soil in the Al Madu (Ahl Medow)  Mountain Range (north of Erigavo) in Somaliland, at 1,500 to 1,550 m, mostly in shade.

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