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Asparagaceae
Haworthia herbacea (Mill.) Stearn

Verified by: Temperate sect. 17 April 2013
Notes: Verified with Bayer, B. 1999 'Haworthia Revisited' . Leaves rosulate, succulent with numerous white spines on margin and abaxially on midvein. Flowers in a long spike. Tepals white/beige with brown stripes, recurved at tip. This species differs by it larger flowers which are more beige in colour.
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Wild voucher no:                                 October 1986
Locality:  South Africa, Cape Prov.: 8.5km SE Worcester. SW side of road near quarry.
Collector:Brandham, P. 3074D

inflorescence inflorescence

bract bract

tepals tepals

corolla mouth corolla mouth

corolla mouth corolla mouth

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

androecium androecium

gynoecium gynoecium

ovary cross section androecium, gynoecium

ovary cross section ovary cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
leaf cross section leaf cross section    

flowering plant

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