African Plant Database


Kalanchoe rotundifolia (Haw.) Haw.
Family : CRASSULACEAE
Information on the genus : Kalanchoe
Basionym : Crassula rotundifolia Haw.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crassula rotundifolia Haw. (1824)
 Verea rotundifolia (Haw.) D. Dietr.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kalanchoe rotundifolia f. peltata Raym.-Hamet ex R. Fern.
=Meristostylus brachycalyx Klotzsch (1861)
=Kalanchoe luebbertiana Engl. (1907)
=Kalanchoe decumbens Compton (1967)
=Kalanchoe guillauminii Raym.-Hamet (1948)
=Kalanchoe rotundifolia f. tripartita Raym.-Hamet ex R. Fern.
=*Kalanchoe integerrima Lange
=Kalanchoe seilleana Raym.-Hamet (1916)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Kalanchoe rotundifolia var. aequimagnisepala Raym.-Hamet
Kalanchoe rotundifolia var. guillauminii Raym.-Hamet
Kalanchoe rotundifolia var. strictifolia Raym.-Hamet
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or sometimes annual; stem erect or sometimes long. Very polymorphic species.
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Ecology : Bushland, woodland, open and secondary forests, savanna, open veld; sandy or rocky soils or on rocks, either in dry or wet habitats, sometimes in salt marshes; 1000-1500 m alt.
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South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 1.2 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 67 (1985).
 
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