Kalanchoe arborescens - a Madagascan giant

Walker, Colin (2019). Kalanchoe arborescens - a Madagascan giant. Sedum Society Newsletter(130) pp. 81–84.


Kalanchoe arborescens is rare both in habitat and in cultivation. It occurs in the extreme south of Madagascar. It forms a large shrub or small tree up to 5 m tall, making it a giant in its genus and one of the world's largest 'stonecrops'.
This species belongs to a small group of shrubby Madagascan species that includes K. beharensis, K. grandidieri and K. dinklagei.

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