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  Kalanchoe bhidei
 
  Family: CRASSULACEAE
  Citation:  Kalanchoe bhidei Cooke., Fl. Pres. Bombay 1: 467. 1903; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 450(319). 1919; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 130. 1998.
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  Description: Erect herbs, to 40 cm high. Leaves 10-15 x 7 cm, elliptic, obtuse, crenate, sessile; upper leaves acute. Panicles 25 cm across, spreading; pedicels 5 mm long. Flowers many; sepals 6 x 1 mm, lanceolate, connate at base; corolla tube 1 cm long, lobes 5 x 3 mm, ovate, cuspidate, yellow; filaments 2.5 cm long, attached on the middle of corolla tube; anthers orbicular; ovaries 5 mm long; style 3 mm long, glabrous.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-May
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Mlappara
   
 
   
 
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