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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Crassulaceae, G.E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb up to 1.2 m. high; stem glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves glabrous, sessile, oblong-spathulate, up to 20 cm. long, 6 cm. wide, apex obtuse, base cuneate, semiamplexicaul, margins entire or irregularly undulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence lax, ± 12 cm. long; pedicels up to 5 mm. long, glabrous or with very sparse, short-stalked glandular hairs less than 0.1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 3.5–6 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide, connate at the base for ± 1 mm., very sparsely glandular-pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla coral pink to brick red, very sparsely glandular pubescent; tube 8–12 mm. long; lobes obovate, 4.5–6.5 mm. long, 2.5–3.5 mm. wide, mucronate (mucro ± 0.5 mm. long).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Episepalous stamens included, ± 1.5 mm. below the epipetalous stamens; epipetalous stamens 0.5–1 mm. included within the tube; anthers without apical glands, broadly oblong, both whorls nearly the same size, ± 0.6 mm. long, 0.4 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Nectaries
Nectary scales linear, 2–2.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels linear-lanceolate, ± 6.5 mm. long, terminating in styles 0.5–1.5 mm. long.
Habitat
Coastal woodland
Distribution
not known elsewhere K7

Native to:

Kenya

Kalanchoe ballyi Raym.-Hamet ex Cufod. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2006 Faden, R.B. [428], Kenya K000332868
Jan 1, 2006 Robertson, S.A. [5139], Kenya K000332869
Jan 1, 1993 Robertson, S.A. [6378], Kenya K000332873
Jan 1, 1966 Jeffery, G.W. [B7994], Kenya K000232738 isotype
Jan 1, 1966 Graham, R.M. [1829], Kenya K000332876
Jan 1, 1966 Graham, R.M. [1887], Kenya K000332875
Luke [1673], Kenya K000332872
Gillett, J.B. [23991], Kenya K000332871
Robertson, S.A. [6770], Kenya K000332870
Adams, B.R. [65], Kenya K000332874

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 114: 150 (1967)

Accepted by

  • Wickens, G.E. (1987). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Crassulaceae: 1-66.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wickens, G.E. (1987). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Crassulaceae: 1-66.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cuf. in Oest. Bot. Zeitschr. 114: 150, fig. 16 (1967) excl. specim. Greenway 3271.
  • Jacobsen, Lex. Succ. Pl.: 282 (1974).
  • Raadts in Willdenowia 8: 138 (1977).
  • Raym.-Hamet, Crass. Ic. Select. 2, t. 31–32 (1956), nom. nud.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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