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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & NE. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous pruinose perennial; stem erect, 0.6–1.3 m. high.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate; blade oblong or ovate, up to 20 cm. long, 16 cm. wide, apex obtuse, base truncate or auriculate, margins crenate, bluntly serrate or dentate, subsinuate towards the apex, glaucous or glaucescent; petiole 2–6 cm. long, flattened and grooved above, slightly broadened at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a racemose cyme, up to 20 cm. or more long; pedicels 5–7(–12) mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes triangular-subulate, 7–11 mm. long, 1.5–2.5 mm. wide, attenuated, connate at the base for 0.5–1(–2) mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla ivory white, greenish white on the lower part of the tube; tube 27–33(–38) mm. long; lobes obovate, 10–16 mm. long, 5–8 mm. wide, mucronate (mucro 0.5–1 mm. long).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Anthers with apical glands ± 0.25 mm. in diameter; episepalous stamens included 1–2 mm. within the tube, anthers oblong 2.5–3 mm. long, 1.2 mm. wide; epipetalous stamens exserted by 0.5–1.5 mm., anthers oblong, ± 2 mm. long, 1 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Nectaries
Nectary scales linear-subulate, 4–13 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels linear-lanceolate, 12–16(–18) mm. long, attenuated into styles 12–15(–18) mm. long.
Habitat
Rocky slopes; 1700–2100 m.
Distribution
T2 T3 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Kalanchoe peteri Werderm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Marmier-hapostolle, Tanzania 29047.266

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 271 (1936)

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 Webbia 19: 724 (1965) excl. specim. Kirk 360.
  • Jacobsen, Lex. Succ. Pl.: 288 (1974).
  • Raadts in Willdenowia 8: 108 (1977).
  • Werderm. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 39: 271 (1936).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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