African Plant Database

Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Protologue : Pl. Hist. Succ. t. 100 (1802)
Information on the genus : Kalanchoe
Basionym : Cotyledon laciniata L.
Status for NA : accepted
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cotyledon laciniata L.
 Verea laciniata (L.) Willd.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kalanchoe schweinfurthii Penz.
=Kalanchoe densiflora var. subpilosa Cufod.
=Kalanchoe gloveri Cufod. (1965)
=Kalanchoe lentiginosa Cufod. (1958)
=Kalanchoe rohlfsii Engl. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or possibly biennial glandular-hairy herb; stem erect, short-lived, dying back to the large underground tuber (periods
Ecology : Rocky grassland, open bushland, scrub, margins of thickets, on stony ground, rocky slopes and ledges; shady situations, in sandy or humus-rich soil; 450-2100 m alt. Namibia; Arabia, S India. Resembles K. crenata and K. lanceolata.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 1 m. Alt: 1200 - 1800 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°55042 modified 2007-03-29
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