Haworthia consanguinea


Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg

Haworthia consanguinea M.B.Bayer

consaguinea: related.

H. consanguinea is small, proliferous species, which forms dense clusters of smaller rosettes 3-4cm in diameter. It occurs on sandstone rocks and when exposed to the sun, they have charecteristic reddish colour. Leaves are softer, similar to turgida group. Because of its narrow elongate buds Bruce Bayer originally related this species as variety of mirabilis.


Distribution map
This interesting small species grows high in the mountains between McGregor and Greyton. It has been reported from several spots on the hiking trail bertween these two towns. On McGregor side of the mountains grows mirabilis 'diversicolor' which possibly can link this species to maraisii group. 

H. consanguinea needs more light to keep its colour and compact shape. Propagation is very easy bz offsetts.

Known localities:
  • between Mc Gregor and Greyton (3419BA)
  • Die Galg (3419BA)
  • Dwarswaterkloof (3419BA)
Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg

Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg
Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg
Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg
Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg
Haworthia consanguinea, Die Galg
Locality of H. consanguinea, Die Galg

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