Mother of Millions (Bryophyllum species)

Mother of Millions

Description

•    Slender, erect, perennial succulent
•    Pinkish-brown to grey mottled stems to 60cm high
•    Flowers tubular, bell-shaped, red to orange in colour

Mother of Millions Information Link

Flowering Times

•    May to October

Control Measure

•    Herbicide
•    Physical – ensure all fragments collected

Problems

•    Highly toxic to stock
•    Readily spread by plant fragments and seed
•    Succulent nature allows it to adapt to dry conditions
•    Rapidly invades bushland and disturbed sites

Bryophyllum spp.

 

 

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