Kalanchoe eriophylla
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Kalanchoe eriophylla - was first described by R. Hilsenbeck and W. Bojer, in 1857. Originally from Madagascar, which grows at high altitudes, on rocks.

Kalanchoe eriophylla - epiphytic species, herbaceous perennial, 30 cm height. Decumbenta strain or swing. Leaves opposite, Sesia, in rosettes at the base, language juicy, sub-ovoid, 10-35 x 6-17 mm, pubescent, base truncata or amplexicaule, top obtuse, margin entire or crenata. Blossom erect, simple or branched, peduncle 9-15 cm long, 2.7 flowers. Flowers erect or semi-erect, pubescent, pedicel 5.7 mm, 4 SEPA, glued to the tube forming a 1.5 mm long, green, lobes acute, 4 petals united at base forming a tube 6 mm long, pink-purple-open obovata or round, 8-12 x 5.9 mm. 8 Staminafree. Ovary inferior, 3 mm. Infloreste in February-March. Fruit follicles. Obovata seeds, top obtuse. 2n = 36.

Growth rate - slowly.

Culture - prefers well drained soils with low in humus, in full sun. Minimum temperature 4.5 ° C and maximum 16-19 ° C. Should be watered occasionally during the summer months, and during rest neudata. Summer should be held in position by semiumbra, excess light can cause leaf discoloration.

Multiplication - by cuttings. Stem cuttings, 5-7 cm long, early spring. Are planted on a permeable soil or sandy, moist semi-shade. Ties takes place after 2-3 weeks.


Gurcharan Singh Randhawa - Floriculture in India - South Asia Books, 1986

IUCN / SSC Cactus and Succulent Specialist Group - Cactus and Succulent Plants - World Conservation Union, 1997

P. Boite - Kalanchoe of Madagascale - Karthala, 1995

Urs Eggli - Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants - Springer, 2005

Other sources www3.interscience.wiley.com

See also
Cactus and succulent plants
Aloe vera Mill.

Aloe Vera - perennial herb with stem wood, 2-3 m, simple neramificata, covered by remnants of dried leaves. Rosette leaves collected in the top of the trunk, Sesia, triangulation into sections and are consistent meat lower surface is convex, the top is concave according to the turgid leaf

Cactus fertilization

Manure for such plants must be done with fertilizer rich in phosphorus and potassium.

Nitrogen should be given in limited quantities, that stimulates plant growth, weakens tissues and increases perspiration. Manure must be made during late winter to spring to stimulate growth and flowering.

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