B. Bayer recognised approximately 60 species in a review of the genus in 2012, whereas other taxonomists are very much less conservative. When planting this succulent type in a garden, make sure it gets sunlight. Cite this page: "Haworthia cymbiformis" Text available under a CC-BY-SA Creative Commons Attribution License. For a long time, Haworthia was thought to belong to the Aloe family, but its class was reassigned in the early 1800s as a more thorough breakdown of plant genera was undertaken. They must be repotted frequently, because every year a part of their roots die and then rots in the pot. 7, Part 1. Additionally, when the plants are stressed (e.g. Eastern Cape, South Africa. obtusa (Haw.) badia has reddish-brown, attenuate leaves. It comes from a wide area, and is very variable. Haworthia arachnoidea has numerous dark-green leaves, which have no translucent tips and bear a dense hairy web of spines. They also grow in rock fissures on rocky cliffs in more exposed positions or in the … 93. Haworthia nortieri, from the far north-west of the Western Cape, has opaque leaves, covered in oval, pellucid spots. Watering Needs: Water regularly in the growing season, but avoid water-logging and let dry between watering, they should never dry out completely during the rest period.Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -1 (-5)°C.Propagation: Seeds or (usually) offsett.Sun Exposure: It prefers locations with diffuse sunlight or light shade, it can tolerate shade. Haworthia cymbiformis var. splendens is a particularly ornate variety with flecked leaves, prized by horticulturalists as "Haworthia splendens". The genus is named after the botanist Adrian Hardy Haworth. Leaves incurved almost completely tranlucent. Haworthia cymbiformis (Duval): One of the easiest species of Haworthia to cultivate--and Haworthia are already incredibly hard to kill! The next list is scheduled for April 2018. Fig. : Distribution: Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Origin: Plants so-named are known only in cultivation. There is widespread special collector interest, and some species such as Haworthia cymbiformis are fairly common house and garden plants. Published on the Internet; World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, http://www.haworthia.org.uk/haworthia.htm, The cultivation of different Haworthia species, Asphodelaceae Anonymous (Lawrence Loucka), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Haworthia&oldid=994238817, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing potentially dated statements from February 2018, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 December 2020, at 19:13. Leaves are obovate, with pointed tips and have delicate dark green veins running into the translucent "windowed" leaf tips. Description: Haworthia cymbiformis is a lovely dwarf species characterized by very plump and juicy leaves which are soft and swollen with stored water.  The World Checklist of Selected Plant Families has been updated to exclude the species now in Haworthiopsis and Tulista. setulifera (syn: Haworthia sarcoidea) Origin: van Jaarsveld, s.n., Collywobbles, Bashee River, Eastern Cape Province This lovely compact form is the most eastern distribution for the genus Haworthia.Here it is found in the same habitat as Aloe reynoldsii, Huernia pendula and Haworthiopsis attenuata var. Recent phylogenetic studies have demonstrated that the traditional divisions of the genus are actually relatively unrelated (Hexangulares was shown to be a sister-group of genus Gasteria, Robustipedunculares more closely related to genus Astroloba, and Haworthia as an out-group related to Aloe). A Wikimédia Commons tartalmaz Haworthia cymbiformis témájú médiaállományokat és Haworthia cymbiformis témájú kategóriát. It is a constituent of Portulacaria scrubland, growing under dry conditions against hillsides. Distribution: Grahamstown , Eastern Cape, South Africa. As one of the soft green group of Haworthias it is frequently confused with its relatives (e.g. Haworthia cymbiformis prefers a sunny to half-shady environment. The highly proliferous Haworthia reticulata bears tiny teeth and a reticulated pattern on its leaves. On account of their easy cultivation these plants are fairly common in collections and are more tolerant of injudicious watering than the others. Haworthia tarantula Description: Haworthia tarantula is the beauty among others “cooperi” ” with leaves covered with white hairs. It comes from a wide area, and a multitude of somewhat different looking forms are available under this name. In recognition of the polyphyletic nature of the genus, Haworthiopsis and Tulista have been split off. 7; Haw. : has very plump and juicy leaves which are swollen with stored water. Plants grow as tight proliferous clumps of offsetting rosettes.As one of the soft-leaved, pale-green group of Haworthias it is frequently confused with its relatives (e.g. : always grows at an acute angle, often with the rosette almost perpendicular; it usually grows in shade but reddens if in the sun. (Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini and South Africa).. Note: this scheme is normally restricted to Members of the Society, although from time to time we may offer surplus seed to a wider audience. Have you read our eBooks? It is distinguished by its flowers, but usually has dark, lined, triangular, scabrid leaf-faces. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Haworthia cymbiformis group, Bibliography: Major references and further lectures1) Urs Eggli “Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons” Springer, 20012) Charles L. Scott “The genus Haworthia (Liliaceae): a taxonomic revision” Aloe Books, 19853) Stuart Max Walters “The European Garden Flora: Pteridophyta, Gymbospermae, Angiospermae-Monocotyledons” Cambridge University Press, 19844) M. B. Bayer “The new Haworthia handbook” National Botanic Gardens of South Africa, 19825) John Pilbeam “Haworthia and Astroloba: A Collector's Guide” B. T. Batsford Limited, 19836) Gordon D. Rowley “The illustrated encyclopedia of succulents” Crown Publishers, 01/Aug/19787) Linda R. Berg “Introductory Botany: Plants, People, and the Environment” Cengage Learning, 02/Mar/20078) Dieter J. ©2013-2020 LLIFLE - Encyclopedia of living forms. This is a small, evergreen plant that can grow up to 8 cm (3 inches) in height.. obtusa Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli Origin and Habitat: Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa. : it is a shortly caulescent form with smaller rosettes. Haworthia cymbiformis var. There is widespread special collector interest, and some species such as Haworthia cymbiformis are fairly common house and garden plants. In the wild, the sun is very bright, and the plant grows mostly buried by sand with only these transparent tips above the ground. Because of their horticultural interest, its taxonomy has been dominated by amateur collectors, and the literature is rife with misunderstanding of what the taxa actually are or should be. Manning, John; Boatwright, James S.; Daru, Barnabas H.; Maurin, Olivier; van der Bank, Michelle. All Haworthia species favour extremely well-drained soil (in habitat they tend to grow in poor sands, in rocky areas). It is better to grow outdoor rather than indoor. Habitat: The typical habitat consists of dry rocky hillsides, inhabited by herbs, with taller emergent shrubs, under which the Haworthia grow. The roots, leaves and rosettes do demonstrate some generic differences while wide variations occur even within one species. Margin finely toothed. Haworthia cymbiformis f. planifolia (Haw.) Botanists had long noticed differences in the flowers the three subgenera, but had previously considered those differences to be inconsequential, although the differences between species in the same subgenus definitely are. : Pale form with yellowhis-green leves. Band 7, Nummer 1, London 1804. La principal característica de esta especie es que el final de las hojas es transparente. However, their leaves show wide variations even within one species.  All haworthias are sensitive to frost, and they are rated as winter hardy to USDA zone 10.. . Distribution in the Albany Thicket Biome written on May 10, 2019 and last revised on Jul 04, 2020. The vegetation of the Albany Thicket Biome is described in general as a dense, woody, semisucculent and thorny vegetation type of an average height of 2–3 m, relatively impenetrable in an unaltered condition. In its natural habitat it benefits from the shade of rocks and shrubs, and grows at an altitude of 1000 metres (3000 feet).. Haworthia mucronata has translucent margins and keels on its soft, pointed ("mucronate") leaves.