"Century-plant. A large North American genus of plants, of the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, chiefly Mexican."-Whitney, 1902

Agave

"Century-plant. A large North American genus of plants, of the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, chiefly…

"Aloe Vulgaris, with flower entire and cut longitudinally."-Whitney, 1902

Aloe

"Aloe Vulgaris, with flower entire and cut longitudinally."-Whitney, 1902

"A drug of great antiquity, for we find Dioscorides make mention of aloe as a substance obtained from a plant, and possessing cathartic properties." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Aloe

"A drug of great antiquity, for we find Dioscorides make mention of aloe as a substance obtained from…

Stiff plants with large, thick leaves. It is said to have medicinal purposes for burned or damaged skin.

American Aloe

Stiff plants with large, thick leaves. It is said to have medicinal purposes for burned or damaged skin.