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Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family) --

now included into Apocynaceae (oleander or dogbane family) » Asclepias curassavica

ass-KLE-pee-us -- named for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology ku-ra-SAV-ik-uh -- of or from Curacao

commonly known as: bloodflower, false ipecac, Indian root, scarlet milkweed, silkweed • Hindi: काकाटुन्डी kakatundi, kaura dodi • Kuki: langthlei • Manipuri: ক্ৰিশ্নচূৰা krishnachura • Marathi: पिवळा चित्रक pivla chitrak, हळद कुंकूं halad kunku

Native to: South America

References: Flowers of IndiaTop TropicalsDave's Garden

Source Asclepias curassavica
Author Dinesh Valke from Thane, India
Camera location15° 00′ 30.26″ N, 74° 23′ 08.58″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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