Kalanchoe beharensis Drake

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Kalanchoe beharensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Belfast Close, Emerald Hill, Harare

Kalanchoe beharensis

Photo: David Hartung
11, Blue Haze Lane, Umwinsidale

Kalanchoe beharensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Kalanchoe beharensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Kalanchoe beharensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

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Synonyms:
Common names: Donkey's ear (English) Feltbush (English) Velvet bush (English)
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Description:
Shrub, 1-3(-4) m tall. Leaves triangular, peltate, thick, concave above, irregularly lobed or toothed, densely covered in whitish-grey felt, the hairs 3-branched. Inflorescences axillary, branched. Corolla yellowish, ± urceolate.
Notes: Very commonly planted in Zimbabwean gardens.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Madagascar; widely cultivated as a garden ornamental
Zimbabwe distribution:
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Images last updated: Saturday 31 January 2009
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 620.


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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 beharensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=167120, retrieved 28 May 2016

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