This species has sometimes been misidentified as Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC. True Kalanchoe laciniata differs in having leaves irregularly and more shallowly lobed (vs. Regularly and deeply lobed, almost to pinnately compound)[
Kalanchoe gracilis Hance
Kalanchoe macrosepala Hance
Kalanchoe takeoi Hayata
Kalanchoe ceratophylla is an evergreen, succulent, erect, unbranched or sparingly branched shrub,growing 30 - 125cm tall[
Thw plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use. Often grown as an ornamental, it is also a popular pot plant[
E. Asia - southern China, northern India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia
The leaves, or the juice pressed from the leaves, have widespread application in the topical treatment of ulcers and are also used to relieve headache[
Easy to propagate vegetatively - just one leaf with part of its stem, when set on the soil, will produce roots and grow into a new plant.
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