Haworthia limifolia

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Haworthia limifolia
Haworthia limifolia - Atlanta Botanical Garden.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Haworthia
Species: H. limifolia
Binomial name
Haworthia limifolia

Haworthia limifolia is a species of flowering plant in the genus Haworthia, native to southern Africa and first described in 1910.[1]


It is native to southeastern Africa (southern Mozambique, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga).[2][3]


It is a relatively widespread species, with several known varieties, including arcana, gigantea, keithii, striata, ubomboensis.


  1. ^ Marloth, Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf. 1910. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa i. 409
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.