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Haworthia attenuata var. clariperla


Zebra Haworthia

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusHaworthiaFrom Adrian H. Haworth (1767-1833), English botanist, plus New Latin -ia
SpeciesattenuataNarrowed to a point

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Zebra haworthia is a native of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. It is not found in North America. It is popular as an ornamental plant.

Plants: Evergreen succulents with leaves in rosettes 2-4½" (6-12 cm) around.

Leaves: Thicked for water storage, and tapered to sharp tips. Each leaf has distinctive white tubercules. The tubercules occur on both tops and bottoms of leaves, distinguishing this species from others with none or tubercules only on leaf undersides. This clariperla variety has its tubercules connected into large white bands across the underside of its leaves.

Flowers: Flowers appear in November and December.

Online References:

Haworthia attenuata var. clariperla on Wikipedia

Haworthia attenuata var. clariperla on worldofsucculents.com

Haworthia attenuata var. clariperla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Haworthia attenuata (Zebra Haworthia)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, MD
≈ 4 × 4" (10 × 10 cm)

Haworthia attenuata (Zebra Haworthia)

4/9/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, MD

Range: Zones 9a-10b:

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