Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha

Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo

Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha (M.B.Bayer) I.Breuer

dimorpha: two shapes.

H. archeri var. dimorpha is a variety with less leaves, it is generally larger than H. archeri. It is characteristic by white tubercles and prominent translucent spots on the leaves. The flower has the straight upper petal lobes.

Distribution map

H. archeri var. dimorpha is known only from the area around type locality near Constable Station W. Laingsburg. It grows well hidden in rock crevices in a very impassable terrain high on the mountains. It is not easy species and still not so common in cultivation. Be careful with correct watering and keep it off from direct sunlight. Propagation must be done by seeds.

Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo
Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station, New photo



locality of Haworthia archeri var. dimorpha, TL, near Constable Station Photo by Bruce Bayer

Synonym:
H. marumiana var. dimorpha

Known locality:
  • Constable Station, W. Laingsburg (3320AD)
  • E. Touwsrivier (3320AD)


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