Haworthia decipiens

Haworthia decipiens, just S of Steytlerville

Haworthia decipiens V.Poelln.

decipiens: deceiving.

H. decipiens is stemless, slowly proliferous species. Leaves are flat, thin and usually broad at the base, have marginal spines, which are sparse and broad. Colour vary from dark green to yellowish brown. Rosette can reach 20 cm in diameter at Willowmore - Steytlerville area, at Prince Albert area are plants smaller 3-4 cm, with more white prominent spines.

Distribution map

H. decipiens is widely distributed between Prince Albert in the West up to Springbokvlakte in the East. It is a very variable species in size, leaves, colour, spination... There are several variets described - var. cyanea from Merweville to Uniondale area, var. minor from Kampherspoort to Sapkamma. H. pringlei from Ripon (transition to blackbeardiana and cooperi) and H. jansenvillensis from Jansenville area (transition to cooperi and cyanea) are discussed in separed articles. 

H. decipiens is well known and quite easy species in cultivation. Do not over-water it and keep in more shady condition. Propagation is usually done by seed, cuttings or leave-offsetts.

Haworthia decipiens, Vrolijkheid

Synonym:
H. pearsonii

Known localities:
  • Princ Albert (3221DC)
  • W. Prince Albert (3322AA)
  • Kleinsleutelfontein (3322AB)
  • W. Klaastroom (3322BC)
  • S. Prince Albert (3322AA)
  • Skerpkop, E. Willowmore (3323AD)
  • Constantia (3323BB)
  • Campherspoort (3324AA)
  • Steytlerville (3324AD)
  • Kleinpoort (3324BD)
  • Dam se Drift (3324CA)
  • S. Steytlerville (3324CA)
  • Burbank farm, W. Kliplaat
  • W. Kliplaat
  • Doornhoek, near Crown Hill
  • Skoorsteensberg, NE. Willowmore
  • Hartebeeshoek, SE. Aberdeen
  • Highlands, SE. Aberdeen
  • Scholtzkloof (3322AC)
  • NE. Medenpoort (3324AA)
  • SW. Prince Albert (3321BB)
  • Rietfontein, S. Steytlerville (3324AD)
  • Prince Albert to Klaastroom (3322AC)
  • Beerpoort, NW. Steytlerville (3323BB)
  • Bosnek, E. Willowmore 
  • Bushman Valley (3322AC)
  • Damascus (3321BD)
  • E. Springbokvlakte (3324BD)
  • E. Willowmore (3323AD)
  • near Tretyre (3324BC)
  • Klaastroom (3322BC)
  • Kloofberge (3322AC)
  • Leeukloopoort (3323AB)
  • near Meiringspoort 
  • Sandpoort (3324BD)
  • Springbokvlakte (3324BD)
  • Trentjiesrivier (3321BD)
  • Vrolikheid, E. Klaastroom (3322BC)
  • Rosselerf (3322AD)
  • SE. Klaastroom (3322BC)
  • Matjiesvlei (3322BD) 
  • E. Persevearence (3323BA)
  • N. Kamma (3324DA)
  •  W. Medenpoort (3324AA)
  • Bikamma (3324AA)
  • Britsevlakte (3323AD)
  • Meidekamma (3324AA)  
Haworthia decipiens aff., Britsevlakte, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Britsevlakte, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Britsevlakte, NEW PHOTO

Locality of H. decipiens aff., Britsevlakte, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens, E. Persevearence, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens, E. Persevearence, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia decipiens, E. Persevearence, NEW PHOTO
Locality of H. decipiens, E. Persevearence, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia decipiens, W. Medenpoort, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens, W. Medenpoort, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens, W. Medenpoort, NEW PHOTO

Locality of H. decipiens, W. Medenpoort, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Meidekamma, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Meidekamma, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia decipiens aff., Meidekamma, NEW PHOTO

Locality of H. decipiens aff., Meidekamma, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Bikamma, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens aff., Bikamma, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia decipiens aff., Bikamma, NEW PHOTO

Locality of H. decipiens aff., Bikamma, NEW PHOTO
Haworthia decipiens, N. Kamma, NEW PHOTO
Locality of H. decipiens, N. Kamma, NEW PHOTO

Haworthia decipiens, Scholtzkloof
Haworthia decipiens, Rietfontein


Haworthia decipiens, Rietfontein
Haworthia decipiens, Rietfontein
Locality of H. decipiens, Rietfontein
Haworthia decipiens, near Advice
Haworthia decipiens, near Advice
Haworthia decipiens, near Advice
Locality of H. decipiens, near Advice
Haworthia decipiens, SE of Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Vrolijkheid
Haworthia decipiens, Vrolijkheid
Locality of H. decipiens, Vrolijkheid
Haworthia decipiens, Matjiesvlei
Haworthia decipiens, Matjiesvlei
Haworthia decipiens, Matjiesvlei
Locality of H. decipiens, Matjiesvlei

Haworthia decipiens, just S of Steytlerville
Haworthia decipiens, just S of Steytlerville
Locality of H. decipiens, just S of Steytlerville
Haworthia decipiens, N of Swartberg Pass
Haworthia decipiens, N of Swartberg Pass
Haworthia decipiens, N of Swartberg Pass
Locality of H. decipiens, N of Swartberg Pass
Haworthia decipiens, SSE of Prince Albert
Haworthia decipiens, SSE of Prince Albert
Locality of H. decipiens, SSE of Prince Albert
Haworthia decipiens, Rosselerf, W of Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Rosselerf, W of Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Rosselerf, W of Klaastroom
Locality of H. decipiens, Rosselerf, W of Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Klaastroom
Haworthia decipiens, Scholtzkloof
Haworthia decipiens, Scholtzkloof
Locality of H. decipiens, Scholtzkloof
Haworthia decipiens, Bushman Valley
Haworthia decipiens, Bushman Valley
Locality of H. decipiens, Bushman Valley
Haworthia decipiens, Treintjiesrivier
Haworthia decipiens, Treintjiesrivier
Haworthia decipiens, Treintjiesrivier
Locality of H. decipiens, Treintjiesrivier
Haworthia decipiens, Damascus
Haworthia decipiens, Damascus
Locality of H. decipiens, Damascus
Haworthia decipiens, Finchley farm
Haworthia decipiens, Finchley farm
Haworthia decipiens, Finchley farm
Locality of H. decipiens, Finchley farm
Haworthia decipiens, W of Prince Albert
Haworthia decipiens, W of Prince Albert
Haworthia decipiens, W of Prince Albert
Locality of H. decipiens, W of Prince Albert
Haworthia decipiens, Springbokvlakte
Haworthia decipiens, Springbokvlakte
Haworthia decipiens, Springbokvlakte
Locality of H. decipiens, Springbokvlakte
Haworthia decipiens, Sandpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Sandpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Sandpoort
Locality of H. decipiens, Sandpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Leeukloofpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Leeukloofpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Leeukloofpoort
Haworthia decipiens, Leeukloofpoort
Haworthia decipiens, near Aasvoelsberg
Haworthia decipiens, near Aasvoelsberg
Haworthia decipiens, near Aasvoelsberg
Haworthia decipiens, near Aasvoelsberg
H. decipiens aff., between Uniondale and Willowmore
H. decipiens aff., between Uniondale and Willowmore
H. decipiens aff., between Uniondale and Willowmore
Locality of H. decipiens aff., between Uniondale and Willowmore
H. decipiens, Pierre Ferreire, just E. Willowmore
H. decipiens, Pierre Ferreire, just E. Willowmore
H. decipiens, Pierre Ferreire, just E. Willowmore
Locality of H. decipiens, Pierre Ferreire, just E. Willowmore

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