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Kalanchoe lanceolata (Forssk.) Pers.
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 446 (1805)
Information on the genus : Kalanchoe
Basionym : Cotyledon lanceolata Forssk.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cotyledon lanceolata Forssk. (1775)
 Verea lanceolata (Forssk.) Spreng. (1825)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Meristostylus macrocalyx Klotzsch (1861)
=Kalanchoe brachycalyx A. Rich. (1847)
=Kalanchoe glandulosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Kalanchoe lanceolata var. glandulosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Cufod.
=Kalanchoe glandulosa var. tomentosa Keissl.
=Kalanchoe gregaria Dinter (1922)
=Kalanchoe pentheri Schltr. (1897)
=Kalanchoe glandulosa var. benguelensis Engl.
=Kalanchoe hirta auct. sensu Dinter, non Harv.
=Kalanchoe junodii Schinz (1912)
=Kalanchoe diversa N.E. Br. (1902)
=Kalanchoe homblei De Wild. (1913)
=Kalanchoe ellacombei N.E. Br. (1912)
=Kalanchoe goetzei Engl. (1901)
=Kalanchoe pilosa Baker (1895)
=Kalanchoe platysepala Welw. ex Britten (1871)
=Cotyledon hirsuta Heyne ex C.B. Clarke (1879)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual (or perennial) glandular-hairy herb, 0,20-1,5(-2) m several virgate short-lived stems, 1-3 m tall; with large underground
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Ecology : Open dry woodland, wooded grassland, on sandy, loamy and heavy clay soils or on rocky ground, rarely epiphytic on trees; damp termite-mounds, river banks; 900-2100 m alt.
  Very frequent. S. Africa (Transvaal), Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana; Madagascar; Arabia (Yemen), India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 1.5 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:196 (2012)
  • 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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 47: t.1848 (1982).
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