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

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
A completely glabrous, perennial succulent plant.
Morphology Stem
Stem 30–80 cm. high, ascending, rooting at the base.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves decussate, ± scattered, petiolate; lamina 2·5–8 x 1·2–4 cm., ovate, obtuse to subacute at the apex, crenate at the margin, rounded or subcordate at the base, flat, fleshy; petiole 1–3 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers erect, in cymes forming a terminal, corymbose or paniculate inflorescence, 6·5–20 x 6–26 cm., sometimes some flowers abortive and replaced by pseudobulbils of minute, condensate leaves; pedicels 7–20 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx–tube 4·5-7·2 mm. long, green–yellowish; lobes 4–8·4 x 5–8 mm., deltoid–semiorbicular, acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla–tube 22–31 mm. long, suburceolate, rather constricted below the middle, green–yellow in the part included in the calyx, bright red upwards; corolla–lobes 4–6 x 5–6·8 mm., semiorbicular, cuspidate, yellow or orange.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments attaining the base of corolla–lobes; anthers c. 1·5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 8–11 mm. long, adnate for 1·75–2·25 mm.; styles 20–22 mm. long.
Morphology General Scales
Scales 0·9–1·4 x 0·6–1·6 mm., nearly as long as wide, subquadrate, emarginate.

Native to:

Madagascar

Introduced into:

Zimbabwe

Kalanchoe miniata Hils. & Bojer ex Tul. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
26166.000
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [13920], Madagascar Bryophyllum miniatum K000232810 Unknown type material
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [14780], Madagascar Bryophyllum miniatum K000232811 Unknown type material
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [17886], Madagascar Bryophyllum miniatum K000232812
Madagascar Bryophyllum miniatum K000232813

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 8: 149 (1857)

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1983). Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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