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Kalanchoe rhombopilosa var. rhombopilosa

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa var. rhombopilosa, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Saxifragales

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Kalanchoideae
Genus: Kalanchoe
Species: Kalanchoe rhombopilosa

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa Mannoni & Boiteau, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13: 153–154, f. 1(20–21) 1947.

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa var. argentea W. Rauh
Kalanchoe rhombopilosa var. viridifolia W. Rauh

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Western Indian Ocean

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Mannoni, J.D.O. & Boiteau, P.L., 1947. Notulae Systematicae. Herbier du Museum de Paris. Phanerogramie. Paris 13:153.


Hassler, M. 2019. Kalanchoe rhombopilosa. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 28. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Kalanchoe rhombopilosa in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Kalanchoe rhombopilosa. Published online. Accessed: November 28 2019. 2019. Kalanchoe rhombopilosa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 November 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Kalanchoe rhombopilosa in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa is a succulent plant species in the family Crassulaceae. This species of plant is endemic to southwest Itampolo, Madagascar. The species was described by Mannoni & Boiteau in 1947 and is indexed in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13:153-154, (1947). The plant is a herbaceous perennial that grows to 10–20 cm in height.

Boiteau, P & Allorge-Boiteau, L., Kalanchoe de Madagascar, 1995. Karthala.
Eggli, U. (Ed.) 2003c. The Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants; Crassulaceae. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
Jacobsen, H. 1970 (Trans. Lois Glass 1977). Lexicon of Succulent Plants. Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press.
Rauh, W., Xerophytic and Succulent Plants of Madagascar, Vols. 1 & 2, 1995 and 1998. Strawberry Press.
Raven, P. et al. The Biology of Plants, W.H. Freeman and company. New York, 2005. p. 135.
Sajeva, M. & Costanzo, M., Succulents - The Illustrated Dictionary, Timber Press.

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