Haworthiopsis attenuata "Lime"
Eastern Cape Province
A very attractive and eye-catching lime to whitish-green coloured cultivar of this species.
Haworthiopsis attenuata, often mislabeled as H. fasciata, is a popular plant known as the Zebra Plant for its attractive horizontal white bands on the back surface of the leaves.
Plant Size: Plants about 5 to 6 cm high are offered.
Haworthiopsis is a small sized genus of mainly South African plants. They are leaf succulents, forming very attractive rosettes of often textured, marked or tuberculated leaves. The number of species vary considerably, depending on the taxonomist and author.
The species of this genus was formerly included in the subgenus Hexangulares of Haworthia.
The genus is widespread and predominately found in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces but is also known from the Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal to Mpumalanga. It is a nearly endemic genus to South Africa, except for a few records known from Namibia and Swaziland.