The Aloe bellatula belongs to Liliaceae (the Lily family). It is an evergreen perennial that is found in the central part of Madagascar, in the Itremo Mountains. It is a dwarf species, growing 15 to 30 cm tall. The leaves are long and narrow, dark green with white spots and sharp white serrations on the edges. It produces bell-shaped, vermilion-red flowers on long flower stalks almost year-round. The flower stalks are also colored.