Kalanchoe definitions

kă'lən-kō'ē, kə-lăng-kə-wē', kă'lən-chō'
Any of several succulent plants of the genus Kalanchoe, often cultivated as houseplants for their fleshy leaves and colorful flowers.
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Any of a genus (Kalanchoe) of succulent perennial plants of the orpine family; esp., a species (K. blossfeldiana) with small red flowers that can be induced to bloom in December for Christmas.
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Any of the genus Kalanchoe of tropical, succulent flowering plants.
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Origin of kalanchoe

New Latin Kalanchoe probably from a Chinese source akin to Cantonese gaa1 laam4 coi3 gaa1 laam4 Buddhist monastery (from Middle Chinese kfiia lam) (short for səə̆ŋ kfiia lam mua) (from Sanskrit saṃghārāmaḥ) (saṃghaḥ sangha sangha) (ārāmaḥ pleasure grove) coi3 vegetable, greens bok choy