Haworthia longiana

H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia longiana V.Poelln.

longiana
: in honour of F.R.Long.


H. longiana has long, hard, rigid and curved. The leaves are amplexicaul and connect around the stem as in H. viscosa with which H. longiana is known to hybridize. Its distribution is in Hankey - Patensie area, where H. gracilis, H. isabellae, H. fasciata and H. viscosa occurs.

Distribution map

H. longiana is slow growing species, slowly proliferous, restricted to steep rocky conglomerate. It forms large clumps and the individual leaves may exceed 200 mm in lenght. White tubercled form was described in past as a var. albinota.

H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO
H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO
H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO
H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO
Locality of H. longiana, Elandsrivier road, NEW PHOTO


Haworthia longiana, SE. Andrieskraal



Haworthia longiana, Fairview, NW. Hankey
 Photo by Ingo Breuer



Synonym:

H. longiana var. albinota


Known localities:

  • near Quagga (3324DA)
  • near Mistkraal (3324DA)
  • Humansdorp (3324DD)
  • Patensie (3324DD)
  • S. Patensie (3324DD)
  • N. Patensie (3324DD)
  • 10 km W. Patensie (3324DC)
  • E. Quagga (3324DC)
  • 2 km N. Patensie (3324DB)
  • Elandsrivier Road (3324DB)
  • SE. Andrieskraal (3324DC)
  • Draagtekloof, S. Patensie (3324DD)
  • Fairview, NW. Hankey (3324DD)
  • Gamtoos River Valley (3324DD)

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