Haworthia fasciata

Haworthia fasciata, Bakenrivier, NEW PHOTO


Haworthia fasciata (Willd.) Haw.

fasciata
: barred

H. fasciata
is a common species which already our grandparents were growing on window sill. Common name is "Zebra haworthia".
H. fasciata has deltoid leaves with the smooth leaf faces. Rosette is stemless and proliferous. It has white tubercles on underside leaves only and leaves are fibrous. This is the main difference from H. attenuata has no fibres and tubercles are on both sides of leaves.

 

Distribution map

Distribution range is from Port Elizabeth in the east to Brandekraal in the west. H. fasciata near Brandekraal hybridize with H. viscosa var. variabilis. From N of Uitenhaage was described robust "forma browniana". Around Gamtoos Bridge is H. fasciata very robust, similar to "var. ovato-lanceolata" from Vanstadens Pass.


H. fasciata in cultivation is not difficult plants. Propagation can by done usually by offsets.


Haworthia fasciata, Bakenrivier, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Bakenrivier, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Bakenrivier, NEW PHOTO
Locality of H. fasciata, Bakenrivier, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, E of Hankey, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, E of Hankey, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, E of Hankey, NEW PHOTO
Locality of H. fasciata, E of Hankey, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Gamtoos river bridge, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Gamtoos river bridge, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Gamtoos river bridge, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Bridgemead, Port Elizabet
Haworthia fasciata, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia fasciata, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
H. fasciata X H. viscosa var. variabilis, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
H. fasciata X H. viscosa var. variabilis, Brandekraal, NEW PHOTO
Synonym:

H. fasciata var. major, Apicra fasciata, Aloe fasciata, Aloe fasciata var. major, H. fasciata var. subconfluens, H. fasciata forma ovato-lanceolata, H. fasciata forma subconfluens, H. fasciata forma sparsa, H. fasciata forma variabilis, H. fasciata forma vanstaadensis, H. browniana, H. fasciata forma browniana

Known localities:

  • Moordenaarskloof (3324CC)
  • W. Assegaaibos (3324CC)
  • Assegaaibos (3324CC)
  • E. Patensie (3324DD)
  • Gamtoos Bridge (3324DD)
  • Hankey (3324DD)
  • N. Hankey (3324DD)
  • E. Hankey (3324DD)
  • Hankey to Humansdorp (3324DD)
  • W. Gamtoos Bridge (3324DD)
  • NE. Zuurbron (3324DD)
  • Spring Range (3325CB)
  • Hillwacht (3325CB)
  • Uitenhage (3325CB)
  • Loerie (3325CC)
  • Vanstadens Pass (3325CC)
  • 8 km W. Thornhill (3325CC)
  • 8 km E. Hankey (3325CC)
  • Bulkrivier (3325CC)
  • Thornhill (3325CC)
  • Despatch (3325CD)
  • W. Uitenhage (3325CD)
  • Korsten Hill (3325DC)
  • Port Elizabeth (3325DC)
  • Cotswold (3325DC)
  • W. Bethelsdorp (3325DC)
  • Baakens Valley (3325DC)
  • Korsten Hill (3325DC)
  • Zuurbron (3324DD)
  • Bethelsdorp (3325BC)
  • N. Uitenhage (3325CB)
  • 6 km E. Hankey (3324DD)
  • Vlokte Farm (3424BB)
  • opposite Gamtoos Hotel (3324DD)
  • near Loerie (3325CC)
  • 3 km E. Patensie (3324DD)
  • Bridgemead (3325CD)
  • 1,5 km SE. Hankey (3324DD)
  • 2 km SW. Loerie (3325CC)
  • 2 km E. Hankey (3325CC)
  • 5 km W. Gamtoos River Bridge (3324DD)
  • Kabeljouwsrivier (3324DD)
  • William Moffet road, P.E. (3325CC)
  • Brandekraal (3324CD)
  • Boplaas (3324CD)
  • Bakenrivier, Walmer (3325DC)
  • Brighton, PE (3325DC)
  • 3 km NW. Boskraal (3324CD)
  • turn off from N2, Jeffreys Bay
  • 3,2 km E. Hankey (3325CC)
  • 1,5 km N. Hankey (3325CC)
  • SW. Loerie
  • La Farge
  • NW. Buffelshoek, E. Hankey (3324DD)
  • Taaiboschlaagte (3324DD)
  • Joubertskraal (3324CC)
  • near Two Streams (3324CD)

5 comments:

FRANCIS said...

Thank you for the great pictures and information, they were very helpful......Francis Lecuyer

Anonymous said...

Thank You for the info this was just what I was looking for.

KT said...

Thanks for the information, I live in MS and love these plants! Your information was very helpful and interesting.

Gavin Langheim said...

Can the Haworthia species grow indoors in a nice sunny area?

Kuba said...

To Gavin: Yes, Haworthias can grow indoors - just keep them on sunny place, they will do fine.