Bryophyllum, Panfuti - Plant
Common name: Bryophyllum pinnatum
Color: pink, whi
Bloom time: January-February
Height: 0.5 to 3ft
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
n India, this is found in Himalayas, Kashmir and Khasi Hills of Assam. It is also found in Pakistan, Nepal, Egypt, Brazil, Arabia, Myanmar, Africa, Thailand, India, Central and East Asia. Nowadays, the plant is cultivated in Andhra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in large scale and sold to pharmaceutical companies. It grows up well in slopes of the dry hill. It also grows in Indian plains.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 60 °C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Bryophyllum Pinnatum, also known as the Air Plant, Life Plant, Miracle Leaf, and Goethe Plant is a succulent plant native to Madagascar, which is a popular houseplant and has become naturalized in temperate regions of Asia, the Pacific and Caribbean.
- It is distinctive for the profusion of miniature plantlets that form on the margins of its leaves, a trait it has in common with the other members of the genus Bryophyllum.
Entire plant. May be collected year round; preferably used fresh.
- Bryophyllum pinnatum plants are used as a folkloric medicine to heal wounds and treat infections and bowel diseases, among other ailments, according to a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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