Common name: Mother-of-millions
Bryophyllum delagoense (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Schinz APNI*
Synonyms: Kalanchoe delagoense Eckl. & Zeyh. APNI*
Bryophyllum tubiflorum Harv. APNI*
Kalanchoe tubiflora Raym.-Hamet APNI*
Description: Herb to 1 m high, slender and erect with simple stems suckering at the base, stems cylindrical, pinkish brown or greyish.
Leaves linear, ± cylindrical, 2.5–15 cm long, notched towards apex where plantlets are produced, lamina spotted violet-brown.
Flowers in a corymbose cluster. Calyx tubular, 5–10 mm long. Corolla tube to 30 mm long, lobes obovate and about a third as long, salmon-coloured to scarlet.
Distribution and occurrence: Widely naturalized, often growing in rocky sites, mostly near habitation. Native of S Afr., Madag.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *SC, *NWS, *NWP
Other Australian states: *Qld
Text by J. Everett & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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