Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Kalanchoe tubiflora
Lorence & Wagner, 2020.
   Crassulaceae -- The Orpine Family Bibliography
      Kalanchoe tubiflora
General Information
DistributionNative to Madagascar.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Kaua`i, O`ahu, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.

Glabrous, succulent, perennial herb; stem 5‒10 dm long, unbranched, reproducing vegetatively by adventitious shoots from the base.
Leaves simple, usually ternate, subcylindrical, 3‒15 cm long, 0.3‒0.6 cm wide, abaxial surface sulcate, often spotted with reddish brown, margin near apex with 3‒9 conical teeth between which spoon-shaped bulbils are produced.
Inflorescences a corymbose cyme, 10‒20 cm wide, cymules pendent on pedicel 0.5‒2 cm long. Flowers with connate sepals, tube 0.3‒0.6 cm long, lobes triangular, 0.5‒0.7 cm long; corolla orange to scarlet, 2.5‒4 cm long, lobes obovate, 0.5‒1 cm long.
Fruit rarely developing, a cluster of 4 dehiscent follicles ca. 5 mm long.
Seeds minute.
2n = 68.
Nancy Khan