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Kalanchoe tomentosa

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Kalanchoideae
Genus: Kalanchoe
Subgenus: Kalanchoe subg. Kitchingia
Species: Kalanchoe tomentosa

Kalanchoe tomentosa Baker, J. Bot. 20: 110 1882.

Bryophyllum triangulare Blanco ?

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Southern Africa

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

Baker, J.G. 1882. Contributions to the flora of central Madagascar. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 20: 17–20, 45–51, 67–70, 109–114, 137–140, 169–173, 218–222, 243–245, 266–271. BHL BHL BHL BHL BHL BHL BHL BHL BHL Reference page. : 20:110.


Hassler, M. 2019. Kalanchoe tomentosa. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 29. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Kalanchoe tomentosa in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Kalanchoe tomentosa. Published online. Accessed: November 29 2019. 2019. Kalanchoe tomentosa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 29.

Vernacular names
English: Panda Plant, Pussy Ears

Kalanchoe tomentosa,[1] also known as pussy ears or panda plant,[2] is a succulent plant in the genus Kalanchoe. A native of Madagascar, Kalanchoe tomentosa has many different cultivars such as 'Golden Girl', 'Chocolate Soldier', 'Black Tie' and 'Teddy Bear'. It has red-rimmed leaves.

It has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[3]
See also

List of kalanchoe diseases


"Kalanchoe tomentosa" at the Encyclopedia of Life
SproutingIndoors (2020-06-14). "Panda Plant Care | Kalanchoe Tomentosa". Sprouting Indoors. Retrieved 2020-06-15.
"Kalanchoe tomentosa". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 26 September 2020.

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