Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken

Resurrection Plant

Erect, succulent perennial herb to 1 m tall. Leaves pinnate with 3-5 scalloped leaflets, early leaves 1-foliate. Flowers 2.5-3.5 cm long, red. Syn. Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.

Madagascar. Widely naturalised in SE Qld on waste ground and to a lesser extent in NSW.

Source: Stajsic, V.; Spencer, R.; Forster, P.; Thompson, A. (2002). Crassulaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Crassulaceae
genus        Bryophyllum Salisb.