Cathedral Window Haworthia
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Cathedral Window Haworthia
P Introduced Photo: Thingnam Anjulika
Common name: Cathedral Window Haworthia
Botanical name: Haworthia cymbiformis    Family: Asphodelaceae (Aloe family)
Synonyms: Aloe cymbiformis, Catevala cymbiformis

Cathedral Window Haworthia is a fleshy, ground covering plant which is relatively small in size, with clusters of the plant reaching a height of 6 inches. Cathedral Window Haworthia has rosettes of evergreen leaves. The leaves are fleshy and often light green in colour. The leaves further have the striking characteristic that their ends are translucent. The whitish flowers are long and tubular with thin stems. These plants are able to grow relatively fast, with the growth rate greatly influenced by factors such as water availability, supplementary feeding and suitability of the environment. Cathedral Window Haworthia is native to Cape Province, Africa, cultivated elsewhere.

Identification credit: Tabish Photographed in cultivation in Manipur.

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