Haworthia are native to South Africa, mostly with thick fleshy leaves filled with a translucent jelly and formed into a rosette. They vary greatly in size, colour and form. Many have attractively patterned leaves. Flowers are small, white and bell-shaped on long stems. The Haworthia belongs to the family of the Xanthorrhoeaceae, subfamily Asphodeloideae.
The species in production are: