Kalanchoe tomentosa

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Kalanchoe tomentosa
(Panda plant)
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The panda plant is a succulent with red-rimmed leaves.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Kalanchoe
Species: K. tomentosa
Binomial name
Kalanchoe tomentosa

Kalanchoe tomentosa [1] or panda plant, also known as pussy ears and chocolate soldier, is a succulent plant in the genus Kalanchoe. A native of Madagascar, it is a fairly popular houseplant on account of its small size, ease of care, and dark-red rimmed foliage.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kalanchoe tomentosa at the Encyclopedia of Life
  2. ^ Guide to Houseplants. "Panda Plant". Guide-to-Houseplants.com. Retrieved 5 October 2013.

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