Kalanchoe delagoensis – Common names ‘Mother of Millions’ or ‘Chandelier Plant’. Tube like grey-green leaves with purple blotches. Tiny plantlets form on leaf. Kalanchoe delagoensis Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli “Mother of Thousands” This plant gets a lot of attention from visitors for its archetectural accents. K. delagoensis is an aggressive weed with a high invasive potential. It is present in pastures, grasslands, open woodlands and disturbed land.

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They delzgoensis to be fairly large to bloom, and delafoensis large potful of them in bloom can be spectacular. This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Flowers pendent; calyx pale green, not inflated, mm long, with triangular lobes that are longer than tube and acuminate at apex; corolla orange to scarlet, mm long, not contracted basally, lobes obovate, mm long, with rounded or apiculate apex.

Good thing they don’t have nasty roots- they can be pulled or scooped away where not wanted. Plantas Invasoras en Cuba.

Whistler and Steele, Stem erect, up to 3.

This plant is almost indestructible, does not require any care National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Feed bi-weekly in the summer with a liquid fertilizer, or use slow-release pellets… — See more at: Biological Control Witt and Rajaonarison surveyed insects in the native range of this species in Madagascar, and kalanchor Osphilia tenuipes, Rhembastus sp.


Kalanchoe Crassulacees de Madagascar. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

Kalanchoe delagoensis

Cattle deaths from ingestion delgoensis this species are quite common in Queensland, Australia Mckenzie et al.

Prevention The best form of invasive species control is prevention. Send a photo of this plant. The family Crassulaceae includes about 34 genera and species distributed mostly in arid and dry regions in Mexico, Africa Cape regionSouth America and Australia Stevens, The chromosome number in K.

Kalanchoe delagoensis (Chandelier Plant)

The impact of fire, and its potential role in limiting the distribution of Bryophyllum delagoense Crassulaceae in southern Africa. However, Rafter and Walter demonstrated that in the field the realized host range of S. During the winter, consider a south-facing window. Scattered infestations and small areas where waste is dumped should be regularly checked and cleaned up to prevent establishment. Please report only Maltese locations for plants that indicated as rare or delagoebsis rare refer to the Nomenclature section.

Kalankoe delagoensis isn’t hardy to severe freeze, but seem to tolerate everything else. Buying images for your projects will support this website. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Risk of Introduction Top of page K. Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Eastern Africa, [ed.


This succulent species is well adapted delagensis water-stressed environments and has become invasive in many dry and arid habitats in the United States i.

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Both Kalanchoe delagoense and its hybrids easily escapes from garden and are noxious weeds in many tropical country. Try to be as concise as possible. Diversity and Distributions, 10 2: This species is commonly spread in garden waste.

Economic Impact Top of page K. Locations in Malta or Gozo where you delagoensie seen this plant. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. Due to intense vegetative reproduction, this plant rarely blooms. Kalanchoe delagoensis chandelier plant ; fresh and dead flowers. Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. While drought and heat resistant, the plant is also adaptable to moist growing conditions and will often recover from a mild winter freeze.

Crassuloideae, Kalanchoideae and Sempervivoideae Mort et al.