Haworthia tesselata occurs widespread in the desert Karoo regions. Population are found from Namaqualand right through the Great Karoo. It is not a common plant however.
The plants prefer to grow protected in the shade of other semi desert plants.
Haworthia tesselata is one of the more "stable" Haworthia species that changes little over the large distances that they are found.
Haworthia tesselata in habitat between Carnarvon and Vosburg. An area in the Great Karoo south of Prieska.
Haworthia tesselata, a form with white tubercles.