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Species Information
 

Kalanchoe sexangularis N.E.Br. var. sexangularis
(name current 2016)
(Kalanchoe ? rogersii)
(Kalanchoe rogersii)

Crassulaceae

Found within protected areas

Red Data Book Information:
Status: DD Threats: Grazing Distribution: Ingwavuma Poort (Lebombo) Habitat specialist, but with a scattered distribution. Cattle grazing is a threat.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Kalanchoe paniculata - Erect, robust, single-stemmed, up to 2 m high, hairless throughout. Stem circular in section, 1 cm or more diam. Leaves in opposite pairs, stalk c 2 cm long, blade succulent, broadly oval, up to 12 cm long x 8 cm wide, margin with irregular rounded lobes, tip blunt. Inflorescence terminal, widely branched, branches usually somewhat flat-topped. Sepals c 3 mm long. Corolla tube up to 1 cm long, gradually narrowing to throat, lobes spreading, c 2 mm long, greenish yellow.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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