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Poellnitzia rubriflora
Scientific Name: Poellnitzia rubriflora (L. Bolus) Uittewaal
Synonym: Haworthia rubriflora var. jacobseniana, Poellnitzia rubriflora var. jacobseniana, Apicra jacobseniana, Haworthia rubriflora, Astroloba rubriflora, Apicra rubriflora, Aloe rubriflora
Family: Asphodelaceae
Poellnitzia  rubriflora Frost Tolerance: Keep above 32F (0C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: South Africa (Robertson Karoo)

Growth Habits: Clumping caulescent rosettes, up to 3 inches in diameter (7.5 cm), leaves 0.8 to 1.6 inches long (2-4 cm), 0.8 inches wide (2 cm), 0.2 inch thick (5 mm)

Watering Needs: Winter grower

Propagation: Seeds

The genus is named after Joseph Karl von Poellnitz (1896-1945), a German botanist.
This species is close to Haworthia and Aloe but has very unusual flowers.

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers with dark green tips.

Fruiting Habits:

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