African Plant Database

Kalanchoe luciae Raym.-Hamet
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2 8: 256 (1908)
Information on the genus : Kalanchoe
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kalanchoe luciae Raym.-Hamet subsp. luciae
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kalanchoe albiflora H.M.L. Forbes (1941)
=Kalanchoe aleurodes Stearn (1931)
Taxon infra-specific
Kalanchoe luciae Raym.-Hamet subsp. luciae
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout biennal succulent with a single flowering stem, 0,5-2,5 m, from the dense rosette of leaves formed in previous year; curved at base, then erect, straight, finally leafless below and marked there by the very close scars of fallen leaves, leafy upward
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Ecology : Granite N-NE slopes in woodland or savanna; top of hills.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 14: (1985).

Bibliography other :
  • Smith S.G., N.R. Crouch & E. Figueiredo (2016). Reinstatement of Kalanchoe montana Compton (Crassulaceae), a Distinctive Species from the Barberton Center of Endemism, Eastern Southern Africa. Haseltonia 22: 67
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