Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri

(Raymond-Hamet & H. Perrier) Lauzac-Marchal

Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci., Sér. D 278: 2508. 1974 ,.

Common names: Mananasilaitra
Basionym: Kalanchoë gastonis-bonnieri Raymond-Hamet & H. Perrier Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 9, 16: 364. 1912
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 161. Mentioned on page 159.

Herbs, monocarpic, white-mealy, glaucous or not. Stems mostly simple, round, to 7 dm × 1.5 cm. Leaves subrosulate, crowded near base, simple; petiole indefinite, broad, with clasping base; blade green or gray-green, sometimes with maroon or dark green blotches, lanceolate, 15–50 × 5–10 cm, margins sinuate to coarsely crenate, apex acute, surfaces mealy, glaucous or not; bulbils borne in notches of leaf margins, rooting while still attached. Cymes open, corymbiform, 2 dm diam.; branches to 8 cm. Pedicels 5–15 mm. Flowers: calyx pale green, inflated, 18–25 mm, tube 13–15 mm, lobes deltate, contracted basally, 5–10 mm, shorter than tube, apex acute; corolla yellow-green marked with violet-red, 40–50 mm, contracted basally, (sparsely glandular-puberulent), lobes triangular-ovate, 8–11 mm, apex acuminate. 2n = 34.


Phenology: Flowering winter.
Habitat: Disturbed areas
Elevation: 0 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Fla., Indian Ocean Islands (Madagascar)

Discussion

Apparently, Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri is or was established only locally in Florida, on Sanibel Island.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
perigynous +  and hypogynous +
blotches +, dark green +  and maroon +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
5cm;10cm +
Reid V. Moran +
(Raymond-Hamet & H. Perrier) Lauzac-Marchal +
Kalanchoë gastonis-bonnieri +
gray-green +  and green +
lobed +  and toothed +
not +  and glaucous +
triangular +  and lanceolate or elliptic-oblong +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
not circumscissile +
inflated +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
subclasping +, petiolate +  and sessile +
opposite +  and subrosulate +
Mananasilaitra +
yellow-green marked +
not circumscissile +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
corymbiform +  and open +
Fla. +  and Indian Ocean Islands (Madagascar) +
Disturbed areas +
axillary +  and terminal +
crowded +  and subrosulate +
persistent +
triangular-ovate +  and deltate +
1-2 times imparipinnate +
blotches +, dark green +  and maroon +
15cm;50cm +
acute +, sinuate +  and coarsely crenate +
5cm;10cm +
tapering +  and narrowed +
semi-inferior +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +, crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
perigynous +  and hypogynous +
Flowering winter. +
(3-)4-5(-12)[-30+]-carpellate +
connate +, nearly +  and distinct +
Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci., Sér. D +
cross-ribbed +  and ribbed +
ellipsoid +
into tube +  and connate +
1 +  and many +
adnate +  and free +
antipetalous +
0dm;7dm +
succulent +
distinct +
2-4 times longer than ovary +
blotches +, dark green +  and maroon +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
acute +, sinuate +  and coarsely crenate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri +
Bryophyllum +
species +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
not conspicuous +
perennial +, biennial +  and annual +
not +  and glaucous +