3165.000 Bryophyllum Salisb.

Description of the genus

Succulent herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Leaves opposite, whorled or alternate, ± succulent. Inflorescence terminal, usually corymb-like. Flowers 4-merous, usually pendulous, brightly coloured. Calyx shorter than the corolla; sepals 4, usually connate below. Corolla gamopetalous; lobes usually shorter than corolla tube, spreading or reflexed. Stamens 8. Carpels 4, ± connate below. A genus of cultivated, introduced species, occasionally escaping.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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pinnatum (Lam.) Oken

Other sources of information about Bryophyllum:

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Flora of Malawi: cultivated Bryophyllum
Flora of Mozambique: Bryophyllum
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Bryophyllum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bryophyllum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bryophyllum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bryophyllum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bryophyllum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bryophyllum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bryophyllum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bryophyllum
JSTOR Plant Science: Bryophyllum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bryophyllum
Plants of the World Online: Bryophyllum
Tropicos: Bryophyllum
Wikipedia: Bryophyllum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bryophyllum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=643, retrieved 28 May 2024

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