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Kalanchoe brachyloba Welw.
Protologue : Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 392 (1871)
Information on the genus : Kalanchoe
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kalanchoe pyramidalis Schönland (1907)
=Kalanchoe multiflora Schinz (1888)
=Kalanchoe pruinosa Dinter (1922)
=*Kalanchoe paniculata auct. Gossw. & Mendonça, Raym.-Hamet, non Harv. (1862)
=Kalanchoe baumii Engl. & Gilg (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial (or also biennial) succulent, with one stem, to 2 m branches and branchlets divaricate; mature seeds unknown.
Ecology : Woodland, fissures of rocks, on sandy or stony ground; Acacia bushveld. Botswana, Swaziland, S. Africa (Transvaal), Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 2 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 75 (1991).

Bibliography other :
  • Verdcourt B. (1965). A synopsis of the Moringaceae. Kew Bull. 40: 92
  • Smith G.F. & E. Figueirado (2017). The taxonomy of Kalanchoe brachyloba Welw. ex Britten (Crassulaceae). Bradleya 35(2): 2-14LT2
  • Figueiredo E. & G.F. Smith (2020). Friedrich Welwitsch and his overlooked contributions to the Flora of Tropical Africa, with a discussion of the names of Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae subfam. Kalanchooideae) that should be ascribed to Welwitsch alone Ph
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