Name source
Australian Plant Census
Data links

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links


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To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS) delagoense
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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats

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Herb to 1 m high, slender and erect with simple stems suckering at the base, stems cylindrical, pinkish brown or greyish. source: Plant NET Flora Online

Perennial herb to 1 m high. Leaves notched near apex, 2��15 cm long, succulent, without a stalk (sessile). Fruit dry and containing many seeds. source: Weeds Australia

Mother of Millions ( Bryophyllum delagoense ) is a long-lived succulent plant with upright stems usually growing 30 to 180 cm tall, but occasionally reaching up to 2.5 m or more in height. The stems are hairless, mostly unbranched, and greyish or pinkish-grey in colour. The greyish-coloured leaves (15 to 150 mm long and 2 to 6 mm wide), and sometimes also the stems, have a darker mottling. ... source: Weeds in Australia

Online resources

Australian Plant Image Index
Images, Occurrence record
Australian Succulents
Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
FloraBase - the Western Australian Flora
Reference, Scientific Description Author, Name Status
Plant NET Flora Online
Description, Distribution, Distribution Map, Synonym
Plants of the NSW South Coast & ACT - Don and Betty Wood
Images, Occurrence record
Weeds Australia
Description, Morphology, Reproduction, Images, Occurrence record
Weeds in Australia
Description, Distribution, Habitat, Reproduction, Synonym
Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

Census of Queensland 2013 - naturalised plants
Phylum: Flowering plants
Family: Crassulaceae
Weeds listing Queensland Government - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
common name: Mother-of-millions
Weeds listing Queensland Government - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
common name: Mother-of-millions
National Weeds Lists
vernacular name: mother-of-millions
category: Targeted for biocontrol
authority: Target for biocontrol
Census of the Queensland Flora 2015 - Vascular plants
Phylum: Flowering plants
Family: Crassulaceae
Queensland : Conservation Status
taxonId: 21934
Kingdom: plants
Class: higher dicots
Family: Crassulaceae
scientificNameAuthorship: (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Schinz
status: #N/A
sourceStatus: #N/A
QLD_NCA_status_description: #N/A
Endemicity: IU
Endemicity_description: Naturalised species - origin not defined

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Bryophyllum delagoense


Synonyms Source
Kalanchoe delagoensis Eckl. & Zeyh. Eckl. & Zeyh. Eckl. & Zeyh.
Published in: Ecklon, C.F. & Zeyher, C.L.P. 1836, Enumeratio Plantarum Africae Australis Extratropicae 2 145-288
Bryophyllum tubiflorum Harv., nom. illeg. Harv. Harv.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. 1862, Crassulaceae. Flora Capensis 2 327-380
Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Published in: Raymond-Hamet 1912, Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt
Bryophyllum delagoaense orth
Published in: de Lange, P.J., Gardner, R.O., Sykes, W.R., Crowcroft, G.M., Cameron, E.K., Stalker, F., Christian, M.L. & Braggins, J.E. 2005, Vascular flora of Norfolk Island: some additions and taxonomic notes. New Zealand Journal of Botany 43 563-596
Bryophyllum tubiflorum Harv.
Published in: Stanley, T.D. 1984, Crassulaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1 217-220
Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Published in: Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. 1972, Flora of the Sydney Region Edn. 2.
Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Published in: Beadle, N.C.W. 1976, Student's Flora of North Eastern New South Wales 3
Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Published in: Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. 1981, Plants of New South Wales
Kalanchoe tubiflora (Harv.) Raym.-Hamet
Published in: Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. 1981, Plants of Western New South Wales

Common Names

Common name Source
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lizard plant
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Chandelier Plant
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Christmas Bells
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Common Mother Of Millions
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Mission Bells
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Mother Of Millions
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Working classification

Bryophyllum delagoense  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA