Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx

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Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx (Baker) A.Berger

Crassulaceae

Life form: subshrub

 

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: tubular
Fruit: follicle

 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Saxifraganae
Ordo:
Saxifragales

Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx is a subshrub.

Naming

Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx was already described and the name validly published by John Gilbert Baker. It was Alwin Berger, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx is a species in the genus Bryophyllum which contains approximately 35 to 37 species and belongs to the family of the Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx produces tubular flowers that are arranged in panicles.

The subshrubs produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Bryophyllum porphyrocalyx is native to Central Madagascar.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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