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A picture of a Bathurst Ox-Tongue

Bathurst Ox-Tongue

Gasteria nitida

Also known as


Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bathurst Ox-Tongue

Gasteria nitida growing in natural habitat, east of Bathurst, E.Cape
Young and adult plant of G. nitida near Hankey in the Eastern Cape.
Reddish pink flowers
The grassland habitat of Gasteria nitida (east of Bathurst, E. Cape).
Habitat of Gasteria nitida near Hankey (E. Cape).

Bathurst Ox-Tongue Overview

Gasteria nitida is a medium-sized, aloe-like succulent, endemic to the Eastern Cape, growing in grassland regions. It has showy, banded leaves, and grows well in containers or on a rockery. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.

Special features of Bathurst Ox-Tongue

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant