Haworthia truncata is a succulent plant species in the Haworthia genus and Asphodelaceae family.This perennial is indigenous to Calitzdorp, South Africa. The haworthia species are widely distributed in a South African region, known as the Little Karoo in the east of the Western Cape.The first half of the name “Haworthia” is named in honor of a 19th-century British botanist – Hardy Haworth. The specific epithet truncata or second part of the plant’s name refers to the upper surface of the leaf’s end which appears as if it has been cut off or “truncated,” hence the name “truncate.”Haworthia truncata is a slow-growing small succulent with a warty surface, heightening up to 3″ to 5″ inches.This desert species typically spread in thick clusters in opposite rows. It has flat rectangular stemless segments in a lime green color, and variegated leaves also called the windowed leaves. The plant displays these unusual features from late summer to fall.