Kalanchoe crenata (Andrews) Haw.

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Kalanchoe crenata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge

Kalanchoe crenata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge

Kalanchoe crenata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge

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Synonyms: Kalanchoe crenata (Andrews) Haw. subsp. crenata
Kalanchoe crenata (Andrews) Haw. subsp. nyassensis R. Fern.
Kalanchoe hirta Harv.
Verea crenata Andrews
Common names:
Status: Native
Erect or ascending, succulent perennial herb, up to 2 m tall. Leaves up to 25 × 12 cm, ovate-oblong to spathulate, mostly hairless; margin distinctly crenate, sometimes edged reddish. Flowers in many-flowered corymbs, together forming a large terminal panicle, up to 40 cm long, Corolla yellow, orange to brick-red; tube often whitish below.
Derivation of specific name: crenata: crenate or scalloped.
Habitat: Occurring along forest margins, along streams and roadsides, usually in sunny places.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Throughout most of tropical Africa to South Africa. Also, probably naturalised, in Egypt, tropical America, India and Malaysia.
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Endemic status:
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Kalanchoe crenata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=124890, retrieved 28 May 2016

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