“Kleinia” Genus

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There are around fifty species in this genus and it occurs naturally in the Arabian Peninsula, tropical Africa, the Canary Islands, and India it was recently discovered in a habitat in Thailand. It was first recorded by Dodoneaus in the 16th century. It is characterized by brittle succulent stems across the genus.

 They are herbaceous and erect and the roots of some in the genus produce latex when bruised. Plants in this genus are usually evergreen their leaves being either thumb-like or flattened. The leaves across the genus are gray-green. Flowers in this genus grow in clusters of either yellow, orange, or red. They form in clusters and they are quite attractive.

People grow succulents in this genus outside their habitat as houseplants for decorative purposes. Their unique foliage and flowers are the main point of attraction. Also, their husbandry doesn’t require much work.

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