Houseplants forum: help identifying a house plant

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Dec 30, 2016 2:33 PM CST
Hello! I purchased this guy on sale, and he had no identification. Google has left my husband and I stumped. Any ideas?

The brown marks on the tips of the few of the leaves were there when we bought it about a month ago; but we just noticed today it looks like there may be a new issue...mold? Not sure if it's too late for him; if anyone knows more about the mold or brown spots, I'd love to know if there's anything we can do to stop it!

Thank You!

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Name: Sally
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Dec 30, 2016 5:53 PM CST
sorry to say, it is looking a bit mildewey on a number of the leaves. I don't know the plant.
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Name: Gita Veskimets
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Dec 30, 2016 8:18 PM CST
Maybe a kalanchoe?
Name: Gene Staver
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Dec 31, 2016 2:51 AM CST
Myself, I'd not waste time on it. Gene
Name: Sue Taylor
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Dec 31, 2016 3:05 AM CST
Yes a very poorly Kalanchoe. I would doubt it would recover from what looks like several problems. Bin it, and buy a nice new one.
Name: Ed
Central ,NJ (Zone 6b)
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Dec 31, 2016 6:43 AM CST
As it has been identified and you want to rescue it do a search on this forum and internet
on the name .
Good Luck
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