Kalanchoe velutina Welw. ex Britten
subsp. chimanimaniensis (R. Fern.) R. Fern.

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Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near saddle above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near saddle above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near saddle above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Higher slopes of Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts

Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Higher slopes of Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts

Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Higher slopes of Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts

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Synonyms: Kalanchoe chimanimaniensis R. Fern.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Succulent perennial up to 95 cm, densely velvety throughout. Flowers yellow.
Notes: Despite the mention of subsp. velutina as occuring in Eastern Zimbabwe (Mapaura & Timberlake, A Checklist of Zimbabwean Vascular Plants, Sabonet report 33, 2004: 38), this is probably in error. No specimens of this taxon were found at SRGH, except from Angola where it is supposed to occur.
Derivation of specific name: velutina: velvety
chimanimaniensis: of the Chimanimani Mts
Habitat: Among quartzite sandstone rocks in grassland
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the Chimanimani Mts of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Saturday 7 June 2014
Literature:

Fernandes, R. (1983). Crassulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 53 - 54.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 91.


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Flora of Mozambique: Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kalanchoe velutina
African Plant Database: Kalanchoe velutina
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Kalanchoe velutina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Kalanchoe velutina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kalanchoe velutina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kalanchoe velutina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kalanchoe velutina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Kalanchoe velutina
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Kalanchoe velutina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kalanchoe velutina
Ispot Southern Africa: Kalanchoe velutina
JSTOR Plant Science: Kalanchoe velutina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kalanchoe velutina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kalanchoe velutina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Kalanchoe velutina
Tropicos: Kalanchoe velutina


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125010, retrieved 16 November 2018

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