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Haworthia tuberculata
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Western Cape: Eastern Cape:


Haworthia tuberculata occurs widespread in the Little Karoo and also in the Eastern Cape.

The plants are usually more robust than the related Haworthia scabra. and grow mostly on hills and rocky outcroppings.

There is a fair amount of variation between plants from different localities and this may perhaps lead to further taxonomic revisions of the species.

I include for now pictures of plants from four localities found in the Oudtshoorn district and the variation between localities is notable.

An interesting locality is from the Lategansvlei area west of Oudtshoorn. Plants at this locality usually have a neater appearance, are light green/brown and are relatively robust compared to plants from other localities. (Perhaps hinting at the elusive H smitii which has not yet been found in the wild after its first discovery.),

Plants seem to be equally happy in shale or in ferricrete stone and are often shaded by bushes.


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East of Oudtshoorn Further east of Oudtshoorn Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei.
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Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei.
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Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei. Lategansvlei habitat.
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Waaikraal habitat. Waaikraal. Waaikraal. Waaikraal.
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Waaikraal. Waaikraal. Waaikraal. Waaikraal.



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