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

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herb ± 10 cm. high, probably perennial, glabrous; stem decumbent, branched, erect portions densely leafy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, suborbicular, broadly ovate or obovate, 1.5–5 cm. long, 1.3–4 cm. wide, apex obtuse, base attenuated, margins entire or serrate-crenate; petiole semiamplexicaul, up to 5 mm. long, 6 mm. wide and 2 mm. thick.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal compound cyme, branching ± dichotomously at first, becoming somewhat monchasial and flowers secund; pedicels 3–4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2.5–3 mm. long; lobes triangular, connate at the base for ± 0.5 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pale reddish yellow-brown; tube cylindrical, 13–14 mm. long, somewhat 4-angled and slightly inflated below the middle; lobes elliptic, 9–10 mm. long, 3.5–4 mm. wide, conspicuously mucronate in bud.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens in 2 series, included, episepalous stamen ± 1 mm. within the corolla-tube, epipetalous stamens attaining the throat; anthers oblong, 0.7–0.75 mm. long, 0.4–0.5 mm. wide, with globose apical gland.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Nectaries
Nectary scales linear, 2–2.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels cylindrical-lanceolate, 10–11.5 mm. long, connate at the base for 1–1.5 mm. (gynophore), tapering into styles ± 2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, oblong-ovoid, 0.6–0.65 mm. long, 0.45 mm. wide, longitudinally striate.
Habitat
Semi-evergreen thicket on sandy soils; c. 360 m.
Distribution
K7 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Kenya

Kalanchoe fadeniorum Raadts appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Robertson, S.A. [6875], Kenya K000332867

First published in Willdenowia 9: 285 (1979)

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: 285, figs. 1–3 (1979).

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