These aloes are native to Ethiopia (Harar Province), and Somalia.
Identification: This species occurs in groups
and is 20-39" (50-100 cm) in height. Leaves occur on the upper portion of the stem,
in group of 24 or more. Leaves are 24-31" (60-80 cm) × 5-6" (13-15 cm),
curving back on themselves. They are glossy green and deeply furrowed, with hard
pink edges and reddish brown teeth that are ~³/₁₆" (5-6 mm) long.
The flowering stalks are heavily branched, about 3' (1 m) tall,
supporting cone-like flowerheads with red or yellow flowers.