Scientific Name. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken. Synonyms. Bryophyllum calycinum Salisb. Cotyledon pinnata Lam. Crassula pinnata L. f. Kalanchoe. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz (Crassulaceae) is a perennial herb growing widely and used in folkloric medicine in tropical Africa, tropical America, India. Objectives: To study the effect of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) leaf extracts viz. petroleum ether, alcohol and water on healing of excision, resutured incision and .

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Click on images to enlarge. Widely cultivated as a garden ornamental in Australia, and still be commonly seen growing in gardens. A relatively widely naturalised species that is most common in the coastal regions of south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Bryophullum. It is also relatively common in the coastal regions of central and northern Queensland, present in other parts of New South Wales, and naturalised on several offshore islands i.

Widely naturalised in other parts of the world including tropical eastern Africa, Asia e.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

Floridathe Caribbean, and the Pacific i. A garden escape that is naturalised in tropical, sub-tropical and warmer temperate regions.

It is a weed of gardens, parks, roadsides, railways lines, waste areas, coastal environs, creek-banks, open woodlands, forests and forest margins. It usually grows cm tall, but can sometimes reach up to 2 m in height. The leaves are also fleshy i. The leaflets are oval or narrowly oval i.


Tiny plantlets may occasionally be formed in the scalloped i. These plantlets are more often produced if the leaves become detached from the stems. Each flower is borne on a stalk i. They have prominent, inflated, yellowish-green or bryophyklum green coloured sepals mm long that are partially fused into a tube i. The yellowish-green to dark red coloured petals cm long are also partially fused into a tube i.

Flowers are produced mainly during winter and spring. The fruit are papery and membranous about 15 mm longwith four slender compartments i. They generally remain enclosed within the old flower parts and contain numerous minute, slender, brownish-coloured seeds less than 1 mm long.

This plant reproduces by seed and also produces plantlets along the edges of its leaves. It is regarded to ponnatum among the top 50 most invasive plant species in south-eastern Queensland and is on environmental weed lists for north-eastern New South Wales and the wider Sydney and Blue Mountains regions.

These species can be distinguished by the following differences:. Cotyledon Cotyledon orbiculata is also relatively similar to mother of millions Bryophyllum delagoense.

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Check our website at www. The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method.


These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it.

Click on images to enlarge infestation Photo: Sheldon Navie habit Photo: Sheldon Navie habit prior to flowering Photo: Sheldon Navie habit in flower Photo: Sheldon Navie leaves Photo: Sheldon Navie once-compound leaves with three or five leaflets Photo: Sheldon Navie close-up of upper leaves Photo: Sheldon Navie flower buds with colourful inflated calyx Photo: Sheldon Navie flower clusters Photo: Sheldon Navie close-up of flowers Photo: Sheldon Navie old flowers Photo: Sheldon Navie seedling with simple leaves Photo: Sheldon Navie dense infestation in flower Photo: Sheldon Navie infestation growing along a roadside Photo: Sheldon Navie simple lower leaf with bluntly-toothed margins Photo: Sheldon Navie close-up of leaf underside Photo: