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Bloodflower
Asclepias curassavica L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Gentianales »  family Apocynaceae »  genus Asclepias - milkweed

Other names

= Bastard Ipecacuana
= Bloodflower Milkweed
= Cotton Bush
= False Ipecac
= Madagascar Cotton Bush
= Milkweed
= Milky Cotton Bush
= Red Cotton
= Red Head
= Red Head Cotton Bush
= Red-headed Cottonbush
= Scarlet Milkweed
= Silkweed
= Wallflower Cotton Bush
= West Indian Ipecacuana
= Wild Ipecac
= Wild Ipecacuana
= Wild Oleander

Images

Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Author: Petr Kocna

Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Author: Michael Kesl

Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Author: Petr Kříž

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Asclepias_curassavica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Asclepias curassavica L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Asclepias curassavica L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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