monocarpic, white-mealy, glaucous or not. Stems
mostly simple, round, to 7 dm × 1.5 cm. Leaves
subrosulate, crowded near base, simple; petiole indefinite, broad, with clasping base; blade green or gray-green, sometimes with maroon or dark green blotches, lanceolate, 15-50 × 5-10 cm, margins sinuate to coarsely crenate, apex acute, surfaces mealy, glaucous or not; bulbils borne in notches of leaf margins, rooting while still attached. Cymes
open, corymbiform, 2 dm diam.; branches to 8 cm. Pedicels
5-15 mm. Flowers:
calyx pale green, inflated, 18-25 mm, tube 13-15 mm, lobes deltate, contracted basally, 5-10 mm, shorter than tube, apex acute; corolla yellow-green marked with violet-red, 40-50 mm, contracted basally, (sparsely glandular-puberulent), lobes triangular-ovate, 8-11 mm, apex acuminate. 2n
= 34. Flowering winter. Disturbed areas; 0 m; introduced; Fla.; Indian Ocean Islands (Madagascar). Apparently, Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri
is or was established only locally in Florida, on Sanibel Island.