Kalanchoe tomentosa Baker, J. Bot. 20: 110 1882. ;

Images by Nidhan Singh (Inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade) 



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]

(From Wikipedia on 26.12.14)



Kalanchoe tomentosa Baker
Pussy ears, Panda plant
succulent plant with leaves densely felty covered with hairs; leaves oblong-obovate, 4-8 cm long, with brown crenations; flowers yellowish with purplish lobes, on upto 70 cm long stems; calyx 
Photographed from Delhi




Kindly help with identification of this cultivated succulent.
Place: Shimla

I can suggest Kalanchoe tomentosa

Crassulaceae, Combretaceae and Myrtaceae Fortnight:: Crassulaceae:: Kalanchoe tomentosa from Solan- NS 13

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This ornamental was found planted at Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan..
As per the placard, this is Kalanchoe tomentosa..
Please suggest if otherwise..


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I had connectivity issues earlier this week…

Yes a very distinctive plant

Thanks for sharing …


Kindly help with identification of this cultivated succulent.
Place: Shimla 

I can suggest Kalanchoe tomentosa

I would certainly accept the id … suggested.