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Scientific Name: Haworthia attenuata
Pronunciation: ha-WURTH-ee-uh uh-ten-you-AY-tuh
Common Name: zebra haworthia
Family Name: Asphodelaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti
Key ID Features: Leaves with white tubercles occurring on top and bottom and both sides.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Irregular
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:< 0.1m
Spread:< 0.1m
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: H. attenuata (Compare to H. fasciata which is much less common in cultivation and has leaves with smooth upper or inner surfaces while only lower or outer sides have the white tubercles.)
zebra haworthia
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Succulent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: Ridges of tubercles

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Purple, White
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Bilaterally symmetrical with 6 tepals; rarely form indoors.
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Succulent leaves

Propagation: Division - above ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: High indoor temperature
Light Level:High indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot,
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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