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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asphodelaceae
Subfamilia: Asphodeloideae
Genus: Tulista
Species: T. kingiana – T. marginata – T. pumila


Tulista Raf., Autik. Bot.: 137 (1840)

  • Type species: Tulista pumila (L.) G.D.Rowley Alsterworthia Int. 13(2): 26. (2013)


  • Homotypic
    • Haworthia sect. Margaritiferae Haw., Saxifrag. enum. 2: 53. (1821)
    • Haworthia subgen. Robustipedunculatae (Uitewaal) M. B. Bayer [as Robustipedunculares Uitewaal ex M. B. Bayer], Haworthia Handbook: 14. (1976), syn. nov. Haworthia [unranked] Robustipendunculatae Uitewaal, Succulenta (Amsterdam): 51. (1947) Lectotype, designated by Bayer (1976): Haworthia margaritifera (L.) Haw. (= Tulista pumila (L.) G.D.Rowley Alsterworthia Int. 13(2): 26. (2013)).
  • Heterotypic
    • Haworthia sect. Albicantes Haw., Saxifrag. enum. 2: 52. (1821)
      • Type species: Haworthia albicans Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 91. (1812)

Note: T. minima and its possible synonym T. opalina are still maintained in Haworthia in this circumscription (Govaerts et al., 2017), as leaving them here will result in nothogenera.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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