Cite this page: "Haworthiopsis limifolia" Text available under a CC-BY-SA Creative Commons Attribution License. Special Issue 10: 4. Description: Haworthia Limifolia are charming, compact succulent plants. A non-acid soil is ideal. [5][6][7], The white-striped "striata" variety, from the Pongola region of northern KwaZulu Natal, The large "gigantea" variety, from Nongoma district, KwaZulu Natal. 16: 3 1950 Synonymy: 5 Haworthia limifolia var. It rarely exceeds four inches in a potted container, making it the perfect addition to a window sill or desk. Common Name(s): Taxonomic Status: Current Standing: accepted Data Quality Indicators: Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met ... Haworthiopsis limifolia (Marloth) G.D. Rowley Species: Haworthiopsis longiana (Poelln.) During the winter months, water only when the soil becomes completely dry. Missouri Botanical Garden. Description: Haworthia limifolia is a charming species, with large rosettes. These plants, native to South Africa were first cultivated in the early 1900s. limifolia 'Variegated' is a cultivated form which produces rosettes with leaves variegated in cream and green, triangular and very broad at the base. Strictly speaking, Haworthia Limifolia is now Haworthiopsis Limifolia, but it is still most commonly referred to by the old name. Published on the internet. Bibliography. However, H.fasciata is fibrous and has comparatively fatter leaves and has recognizable stripes on the outer sides only. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Haworthia limifolia group, Bibliography: Major references and further lectures1) Gordon D. Rowley “The illustrated encyclopedia of succulents” Crown Publishers, 01/Aug/19782)John Robert Brown “Unusual Plants: 110 Spectacular Photographs of Succulents” Abbey Garden Press, 19543) Urs Eggli “Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons” Springer, 20014) Charles L. Scott “The genus Haworthia (Liliaceae): a taxonomic revision” Aloe Books, 19855) Stuart Max Walters “The European Garden Flora: Pteridophyta, Gymbospermae, Angiospermae-Monocotyledons” Cambridge University Press, 19846) M. B. Bayer “The new Haworthia handbook” National Botanic Gardens of South Africa, 19827) John Pilbeam “Haworthia and Astroloba: A Collector's Guide” B. T. Batsford Limited, 19838) Bruce Bayer “Haworthia revisited: a revision of the genus” Umdaus Press, 19999) David Hardy, Anita Fabian, Gerrit Germishuizen “Succulents of the Transvaal” Southern Book Publishers, 199210) Rudolf Marloth “Some new South African Succulents. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa i. South Africa 1: 409 1910, Haworthiopsis limifolia var. Origin: Mozambique to South Africa. Haworthiosis limifolia var. It measured 3 1/2″ tall x 3 1/8″ wide on October 11 and measured 2 3/8” tall x 3” when I brought it home from Wildwood Greenhouse in May. It is native to southeastern Africa (southern Mozambique, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga). Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. Synonyms : Haworthia limifolia (variegated) Cultivation: This slow-growing plant requires well-drained soil which should be allowed to dry before re-watering. 1910. For best results, use a shallow pot. 05 2019. Varieties Distribution. glaucophylla (M.B.Bayer) G.D.Rowley; Accepted name in llifle Database: Haworthia limifolia var. They grow in the ground in my garden and one of the clumps gets summer sun most of the afternoon and still does well. G.G.Sm. It obtained its name “limifolia” (File Leafed) from the distinctive, dark brownish-green leaves, with transverse ridges of raised, horny, tubercles which resemble those of a coarse file and give it such a distinctive appearance.Rosettes: Stemless, solitary or slowly proliferating with or without stolons and forming clumps of up to 20 rosettes, each rosette being 5-6 cm in diameter. (2003). Accessed: 2019 March 5. International Plant Names Index. 05. International Plant Names Index. (2011). I. NTRODUCTION. The genus was previously included in Haworthia . [2][3], It is native to southeastern Africa (southern Mozambique, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga). Accepted by. Haworthia limifolia var. Leaves: Triangular to ovate-lanceolate, spreading, very broad at the base to 6 (or more) cm long, 2 (or more) cm broad, light to very dark green and even brownish-green, opaque, scabrid with shining white or concolorous, pronounced tubercles often merging together into confluent transverse ridges, margins and keel scabrid or with teeth.Inflorescence: Slender, to 35 cm.Flowers: 15-20, slender. Haworthiopsis limifolia (Marloth) G.D.Rowley. J. S. African Bot. The smooth, slender-leaved "ubomboensis" variety, from the Ubombo mountains, Swaziland. The main stem of the Zebra Wort can grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) high. Haworthia Fasciata and Attenuata (botanical/scientific). Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae, Asphodeloideae subfamily. Haworthiopsis limifolia var. Max Growth (approx): Leaves grow from 4in - 8in tall and the rosette up to about 5in in diameter. Haworthiopsis limifolia (Marloth) G.D.Rowley (= Haworthia limifolia Marloth) This species is well suited to rockeries in summer rainfall areas. Overwatering is a common cause of plant decline. (with some sun exposure the leaf develops a nice reddish tint and remains compact). Remarks: Haworthias are best planted in a shaded and airy part of the greenhouse, and not too close to the glass roof or sides of the house as the plants can overheat during hot spells.Propagation: Haworthia are easily propagated by the removal of offshoots or by leaf cuttings in spring or summer. Accessed: 2019 Mar. Haworthiopsis limifolia var. Family: Asphodelaceae Subfamily: Asphodeloideae … striata, is similar to Haworthiopsis limifolia var…. Rot: Rot is only a minor problem with Haworthia if the plants are watered and “aired” correctly. The name pronounced [ha-WORTH-ee-a lim-ih-FOH-lee-uh] with the names such as: Fairies Washboard; Fairy washboard; Haworthiopsis limifolia; It belongs to the Haworthiopsis genus, which includes the popular zebra cactus. Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. In less than a hundred years, the Haworthia plants found their way to homes across the globe. I brought this plant home from Wildwood Greenhouse on May 19, 2020 when it measured just 2 3/8″ tall x 3″ wide. Haworthias are winter growers and are dormant in the hottest summer months.Growth rate: They are relatively fast-growing plants that offsets freely to form small clusters quickly.Soil: They are tolerant of a wide range of soils and habitats, but prefer a very porous potting mix to increase drainage. Name change alert! Haworthiopsis limifolia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. ©2013-2020 LLIFLE - Encyclopedia of living forms, Alsterworthia Int. May 24, 2016. Soc. Accessed 5 March 2019. Tepals tips revolute. Accepted Scientific Name: Haworthia limifolia MarlothTrans. Cunningham (1988) estimated that 93 bags of Haworthiopsis spp. (eds.) Haworthiopsis limifolia - fairy washboard, haworthia, Isihlalakahle, Omathithibala, Umathithibala : Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, South Africa Haworthiopsis limifolia. 2019. Like Haworthiopsis fasciata and Haworthiopsis atentuata this plant also got its common name because of the white spots and stripes on the leaves that resemble the pattern on zebra back. Part II.” Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. Roy. Haworthiopsis limifolia Marloth. glaucophylla, /Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Aloaceae/31391/Haworthiopsis_limifolia. Tropicos.org 2019. Note: This succulent is often confused with Haworthiopsis fasciata–you can easily differentiate among two as H. attenuata has white tubercles that appear on both the outer and inner surfaces of leaves. Synonyms. Published online. These plants, native to South Africa were first cultivated in the early 1900s. ubomboensis (I.Verd.) Soc. Fertilization: The plants are fertilized only once during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to ½ the recommended strength. Using a shallow pot with drainage holes will allow the soil to dry out faster and prevent root rot. Haworthiopsis limifolia (Marloth) G.D. Rowley is a It is now 4″ tall x 5 1/4″wide. Hardiness: Although the plant will survive mild frost if kept dry (hardy as low as -5° C) it should be protected from severe cold and prolonged frost conditions. No common name has yet been provided in this category nor in wikidata 'Haworthiopsis' ... Haworthiopsis limifolia‎ (3 C, 1 P, 18 F) Haworthiopsis longiana‎ (2 F) N ... Media in category "Haworthiopsis" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Species in the genus are typically short perennial plants , with leaves often arranged in a rosette and frequently having raised white markings. Plants form attractive rosettes of spiralling leaves, varying from being smooth to tuberculate, often with the tubercles forming confluent bands or ridges. Media in category "Haworthiopsis limifolia" The following 18 files are in this category, out of 18 total. Common Names: Fairy Washboard. ubomboensis (I.Verd.) Haworthiopsis. Accepted Scientific Name. World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. subg. Haworthiopsis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Haworthiopsis limifolia, formerly Haworthia limifolia, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Haworthiopsis, native to southern Africa and first described in 1910. Common name (s): N/A. Haworthiopsis limifolia, formerly Haworthia limifolia, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Haworthiopsis, native to southern Africa and first described in 1910. Family Name: Asphodelaceae: Synonyms: Haworthia limifolia Marloth: Common Name: Fairy Washboard 2019. This leaf should root within a month or two, and small plants will form at the leaf base. Haworthiopsis limifolia var. The Haworthiopsis limifolia is a very neat all-around species. Synonyme (s): Haworthia limifolia. Haworthiopsis limifolia; It belongs to the Haworthiopsis genus, which includes the popular zebra cactus. Poisonous for pets: Non-toxic to cats and dogs. The flower's Structure, colour and fruits are typical of the genus. Scientific Name. Wet soil quickly causes root and stem rot, especially during chilly winter months. There is no common name for this variety. Keywords: Asphodelaceae, ethnopharmacology, Haworthiopsis limifolia, Southern Africa, traditional knowledge . Scientific Classification. 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