Genus Aloe contains round 550-600 species of flowering succulents, i.e. it is not only Aloe Vera, which is already known to almost everyone.

E.g. Aloe Vera, Aloe Ferox or Aloe Arborescens are known also for their medicinal and cosmetic use.

The genus is native to tropical areas of Southern Africa, Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsula and various islands in the Indian Ocean.