General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Feb 10, 2020 8:29 PM

This genus of small white-flowered succulents from the aloe tribe was resurrected in 2013 to absorb related former members of Haworthia, presumably based on evidence from genetic studies, as well as a few other plants which were shortly thereafter reseparated and are currently in Astroloba and Aristaloe. After a bit of subsequent adjustment to remove plants now classified as Haworthiopsis, it currently includes two distinctive species: T. pumila and T. marginata.

This genus is supposed to be closer to Gasteria (and Aristaloe, Astroloba, Gonialoe, and Haworthiopsis) than Haworthia, despite the differences in the flower. Presumably the relationships among members of this group will be clarified by further genetic studies.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Genus entries please by Baja_Costero Feb 10, 2020 2:13 PM 1
Unidentified Succulent? by ChristinaV Feb 10, 2020 11:04 PM 5
Identify this Aloe by GardenGems Nov 21, 2019 2:48 PM 11
Unknown Haworthia ID by schrecka Jan 21, 2019 10:39 AM 9
Intergeneric hybrids in the Aloe tribe by Baja_Costero Nov 9, 2018 6:01 PM 0
Aloeae hybrids by Jai_Ganesha Jun 22, 2019 12:03 AM 152
Newbie by KCKam Jul 12, 2018 1:24 PM 3
Something Odd on My Plant? Help! by TheShyOne Apr 4, 2018 9:57 AM 15
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Feb 25, 2020 3:13 PM 6,565
These need corrections ... by plantladylin Dec 29, 2017 10:47 AM 4

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