1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Kalanchoe Adans.
      1. Kalanchoe ballyi Raym.-Hamet ex Cufod.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb up to 1.2 m. high; stem glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves glabrous, sessile, oblong-spathulate, up to 20 cm. long, 6 cm. wide, apex obtuse, base cuneate, semiamplexicaul, margins entire or irregularly undulate.
    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.
    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.
    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).
    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.
    Nectaries
    Nectary scales linear, 2–2.5 mm. long.
    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

    Images

    Distribution

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Robertson, S.A. [5139], Kenya K000332869
    Jan 1, 2006 Faden, R.B. [428], Kenya K000332868
    Jan 1, 1993 Robertson, S.A. [6378], Kenya K000332873
    Jan 1, 1966 Graham, R.M. [1887], Kenya K000332875
    Jan 1, 1966 Graham, R.M. [1829], Kenya K000332876
    Jan 1, 1966 Jeffery, G.W. [B7994], Kenya K000232738 isotype
    Gillett, J.B. [23991], Kenya K000332871
    Robertson, S.A. [6770], Kenya K000332870
    Luke [1673], Kenya K000332872
    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
    • Raadts in Willdenowia 8: 138 (1977).
    • Jacobsen, Lex. Succ. Pl.: 282 (1974).
    • Cuf. in Oest. Bot. Zeitschr. 114: 150, fig. 16 (1967) excl. specim. Greenway 3271.
    • Raym.-Hamet, Crass. Ic. Select. 2, t. 31–32 (1956), nom. nud.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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 2019. 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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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