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

[FZ]

Crassulaceae, R. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

Morphology General Habit
A succulent herb, probably perennial, up to 65 cm. high.
Morphology Stem
Stem erect, rigid, woody below, terete, smooth, densely glandular-hairy (hairs up to 1 mm. long, spreading, hyaline to pale tawny).
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate; lamina at least in the median leaves, irregularly incised-lobed to 3-lobed, cuneate at the base, sparsely hairy, flat, fleshy, membranous and pale green to yellowish on drying; petiole narrow, broadened at the base, not connate with the opposite one; nodes somewhat raised.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle formed by a dense terminal corymb up to 6 cm. in diameter flanked by lateral corymbs; pedicels 2·5-5·5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6-7·5 mm. long, rounded at the base, densely and shortly glandular-hairy; tube 2·5-3·5 mm. long; sepals 2·5-3·5 mm. broad at base, ovate-lanceolate, acute, not or shortly apiculate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 17·5-19 mm. long, orange or yellow; corolla-tube dilated at the base, very contracted just above the follicles, then narrowly cylindric-tubular; corolla-lobes 5-5·5 x 2·75-3 mm., rather apiculate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers c. 0·7 mm. long, included.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles ± 7·5 mm. long; styles ± 0·5 mm. long.

Native to:

Zimbabwe

Kalanchoe lobata R.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1978 Plowes, D.C.H. [2176], Zimbabwe K000232915 holotype

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2.A, 52: 200 (1978)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0