Aceto-carmine stained normal (A-M) & abnormal (N-T) meiotic stages of Aloe vera. (A) Leptotene stage. (B) Zygotene stage showing chromatin threads (C) Pachytene stage showing beaded chromosomes. (D) Diplotene stage showing ‘X’ shaped chiasma. (E) Diakinesis showing 7 bivalents with 4 long and 3 short chromosome pairs. (F) Side view of metaphase-I. (G) Side view of anaphase-I. (H) Side view of telophase-I. (I) Side view of prophase-II (J) Side view of metaphase-II. (K) Side view of anaphase-II. (L) Side view of telophase-II. (M) Tetrad showing 4 pollen grains. (N) Side view of anaphase-I with single chromosomal bridge and lagged chromosome. (O) Side view of anaphase-I with double chromosomal bridge. (P) Side view of anaphase-I with single chromosomal bridge (Q) Telophase-I with lagged chromosome. (R) Metaphase-II with lagged chromosome. (S) Telophase-II with single chromosomal bridge. (T) Telophase-II with univalent laggard chromosome.