Haworthiopsis limifolia Marloth var. limifolia
(name current 2016)
(Haworthia limifolia var. limifolia)
Growth form: Herb
Red Data Book Information:
Distribution: Lebombo (Siteki to Pongola)
Collected for medicinal purposes. Also in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal (South Africa).
Also in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Haworthia limifolia - Leaves in dense rosette, c 5—8 cm long X 2 cm wide at base, tapering to long point, firmly succulent, dull green or russet, with innumerable small white tubercles on both surfaces and round margins, mostly arranged in transverse lines, close-set and joining laterally with one another. Inflorescence slender with few minute bracts, up to 75 cm high, further half bearing short stalked flowers mostly turning to one side; perianth c 1,2 cm long, narrow, slightly two-lipped, pinkish, stamens not protruding.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.