Haworthia integra

Haworthia integra, Gouritz River bridge

Haworthia integra V.Poelln.

H. integra is original name for Bayers H. mucronata var. rycroftiana. It is a smaller light green species, leaves are smooth and thick with short acuminate leaf tip. It is offsetting and forming small clusters in the locality. It has more ovate and turgid leaves than other mucronata species. 

Distribution map
Locality is at Gouritz River Valley, where it grows in steep gorges and rocks above the river. Most of the plants are smooth, but few clones with spines can be found as well. Recently was described by E. Esterhuizen H. integra var. standeri from Matjiesvalley, NW of Calitzdorp. See article, which I will publish soon about it.

H. integra is quite known in cultivation. Propagation can be done by offsetts or seeds.

Synonymum:
H. mucronata var. rycroftiana


Haworthia integra, Gouritz River bridge
Haworthia integra, Gouritz River bridge
Haworthia integra, Gouritz River bridge
Haworthia integra, Gouritz River bridge
Locality of H. integra, Gouritz River bridge


Known localities:
  • Vensterkrans, Algerynskraal (3322CA)
  • Muiskraal (3322CC)
  • Gamka East (3322DA)
  • On Gamka East road (3322DA)
  • Danielskraal (3322DA)
  • Waterkloof (3322DA)
  • Badspoort (3322DB)
  • Gouritz River between Vanwyksdorp and Herbetsdale (3322DC)
  • Gouritz River bridge (3321DC)
  • Rietvlei (3321CD)
  • Warmbad (3321DB)

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