Haworthia helmiae occurs at an isolated locality at the foot of the Outeniqua mountains in the Southern Cape. It is one of many Haworthia species that have enough unique characteristics to be a species in their own right, but also show affinity with other species.
Haworthia helmiae surrounded by Adromiscus sp.
So far Haworthia helmiae, seems very localised.
M.B. Bayer regards Haworthia helmiae as a form of Haworthia outeniquensis.