Haworthia meaning

hô-wûr'thē-ə, -thē-
Any of numerous succulent South African plants of the genus Haworthia, having thick fleshy leaves usually clustered in tight rosettes, and often cultivated as houseplants.
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Origin of haworthia

  • New Latin Haworthia genus name after Adrian Hardy Haworth (1767–1833), British botanist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition