EPPO Global Database

Kalanchoe pinnata(KANPI)

Code created in: 2002-07-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KANPI
  • Preferred name: Kalanchoe pinnata
  • Authority: (Lamarck) Persoon


Madagascar. Widely cultivated in warmer regions as a garden and pot plant. Introduced in Western Asia (Pakistan), India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam), Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Sénégal to Nigeria, Centrafrique, Sudan, central Africa to Angola and Mozambique, USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bryophyllum calycinum Salisbury
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lamarck) Oken

Common names
Name Language
airplant English
chandelier plant English
floppers English
leaf of life English
lifeplant English
wonder of the world English
Brutblatt German
bryophylle French
feuillepoisse French
kalanchoé penné French
hoja bruja Spanish (CU)
hoja da la vida Spanish
hoja del aire Spanish
sanolotodo Spanish
wonderblad Dutch
calancói Portuguese
каланхоэ перистое Russian
luò dì shēng gēn Chinese
落地生根 Chinese
setawar kampung Indonesian