Haworthia emelyae var. multifolia

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Haworthia emelyae var. comptoniana


About Gasteria


Family: Asphodelaceae

Closely Related Plants: Aloe, Haworthia, Knophia, Poellnitzia and Astroloba

No of Species: 23, 39 varieties Page now updated to include the latestthinking on the division of the species based on work carried on in the field and laboratory by E.van Jaarsveld and BJM Zonneveld.

South Africa. Gasteria are named for the stomach like flowers. A genus of slow growing, drought resistant, shade tolerant plants, first described as a genus by Duval in 1809. Grown primarily for their architectural leafs but the stomach flowers which are mainly hues of red with red tubes are quite attractive in their own right.

Cultivation & Propagation

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Genus Species Variety/Forma/Subspecies Cultivar
Section Longifoliae Series Longifoliae
Gasteria acinacifolia    
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Barbeton'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Golelea'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Klipwal'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Mzimduzi'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Penge'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Pongola'
Gasteria batesiana var.batesiana 'Silfula'
Gasteria batesiana var.dolomitica
Gasteria croucheri ssp. croucheri
Gasteria croucheri ssp. croucheri 'Oribi'
Gasteria croucheri ssp. croucheri 'Shongweni'
Gasteria croucheri ssp. croucheri 'Umgeni'
Gasteria croucheri ssp. pendulifolia
Gasteria croucheri ssp. pendulifolia 'Shongweni'
Gasteria tukhelensis*
Section Longifoliae Series Multifariae
Gasteria armstrongii*    
Gasteria baylissiana    
Gasteria carinata var.carinata  
Gasteria carinata var.carinata 'Great Brak'
Gasteria carinata var.carinata 'Gourits'
Gasteria carinata var.carinata 'Klien Brak'
Gasteria carinata var.carinata 'Kykoedie'
Gasteria carinata var.carinata 'Mossel Bay'
Gasteria carinata var.glabra  
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa  
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa 'Albertina'
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa Herbertsdale'
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa 'Infanta'
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa 'Malagas'
Gasteria carinata var.verrucosa 'Port Beaufort'
Gasteria disticha    
Gasteria ellaphieae    
Gasteria excelsa var. excelsa  
Gasteria excelsa var. excelsa 'Cala'
Gasteria excelsa var. excelsa 'Gaika'
Gasteria excelsa var. excelsa 'Nqancue'
Gasteria glauca    
Gasteria nitida    
Gasteria polita    
Gasteria pulchra var. pulchra  
Gasteria pulchra var. pulchra 'Studtis'
Gasteria thunbergii*    
Gasteria vlokii    
Section Gasteria Series Namaquana
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii  
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii 'Clanwilliam'
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii 'Krakadou'
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii 'Ramkop'
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii 'Rosynjiesberg'
Gasteria pillansii var.pillansii 'Vrenendral'
Gasteria pillansii var.ernesti-ruschii  
Gasteria pillansii var.ernesti-ruschii 'Lekkersing'
Gasteria pillansii var. halli  
Section Gasteria Series Gasteria
Gasteria baylissiana    
Gasteria bicolor var.bicolor 'Pearston'
Gasteria bicolor var.bicolor 'Mackay Bridge'
Gasteria bicolor var.bicolor 'Committees Drift'
Gasteria bicolor var.bicolor 'Bowie'
Gasteria bicolor var.fallax  
Gasteria bicolor var.liliputana  
Gasteria bicolor var.liliputana 'Pluto's Vale'
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.brachyphylla  
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.brachyphylla 'Brandrivier'
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.brachyphylla 'Cango'
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.brachyphylla 'Willowmore'
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.brachyphylla 'Gamka'
Gasteria  brachyphylla var.bayeri  
Gasteria disticha var distacha  
Gasteria disticha var distacha 'Nuy'
Gasteria disticha var distacha 'Pieter Meintjies'
Gasteria disticha var langebergensis  
Gasteria disticha var robusta  
Gasteria doreeniae*
Gasteria glomerata    
Gasteria retusa*    
Gasteria rawlinsonii var. rawlinsonii  
Gasteria rawlinsonii var. rawlinsonii 'Geelhoutboskloof'
Gasteria rawlinsonii var. rawlinsonii 'Gert Smitskoof'
Gasteria rawlinsonii var. rawlinsonii 'Staircase'

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