1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Kalanchoe Adans.
      1. Kalanchoe bipartita Chiov.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia, Central Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herb to 10(–20) cm. high, perennial from a tuberous rootstock; aerial parts probably dying back annually; stem erect, simple, hairy.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, mainly basal, oblong-ovate to broadly ovate, (3–)4–8 cm. long, (1.8–) 2–4.5 cm. wide, apex obtuse, base cuneate or attenuate, margins entire to shallowly and irregularly crenate, sparsely hairy to glabrescent; petiole 1–2 cm. long, subamplexicaul.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal compound cyme, branching ± dichotomously at first, becoming monochasial and flowers secund; the occasional flowers 5-merous; bracts linear-lanceolate, 2–3 mm. long, soon falling; pedicels short, ± 1.5 (3–4 fide Chiovenda) mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 2.5(–2.8) mm. long; lobes triangular to linear-triangular, connate at the base for ± 0.2 mm.
    Corolla
    Corolla orange, flecked with longitudinal purple markings; tube cylindrical, slightly inflated, 13 (12–14 fide Chiovenda) mm. long; lobes ovate, 3.5 mm. long, 2 mm. wide (± 6 × 1.5 mm. fide Chiovenda), acute.
    Stamens
    Stamens in 2 series, included, episepalous stamens ± 1 mm. within the corolla-tube, epipetalous stamens 2 mm.; filaments 2 mm. long; anthers with apical gland, oblong, 0.4 mm. long, 0.3 mm. wide.
    Nectaries
    Nectary scales linear, ± 2(–3) mm. long.
    Carpels
    Carpels cylindrical-lanceolate, 9(–11) mm. long, rather fleshy, with longitudinal purple markings, connate at the base for ± 1 mm. (gynophore), tapering into styles ± 2 mm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, oblong-ovoid, ± 0.4 mm. long, 0.2 mm. wide, longitudinally striate (slightly immature).
    Figures
    Fig. 8.
    Habitat
    Deciduous bushland, with Acacia and Sanseveria, arid red soil with quartz rocks; 850 m.
    Distribution
    K4

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Somalia

    Kalanchoe bipartita Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Res. Sci. Somalia Ital. 1: 75 (1916)

    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 9: 286 (1979).
    • Jacobsen, Lex. Succ. pl.: 283 (1974).
    • Cuf. in Webbia 19:742, fig. 4/68 (1965)
    • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 166 (1954).
    • Chiov., Result. Sci. Miss. Stef.-Paoli, Coll. Bot.: 75 (1916).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © 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 2019. 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