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Crown flower
Calotropis gigantea (L.) Ait. f.

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

Scientific synonyms

Asclepias gigantea L. o
Madorius giganteus (L.) Kuntze
Periploca cochinchinensis Lour.
Streptocaulon cochinchinense (Lour.) G. Don

Other names

= Ak
= Giant Milkweed
= Giant Rubber Bush
= King's Crown

Images

Calotropis gigantea - Crown flower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Calotropis gigantea - Crown flower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Calotropis gigantea - Crown flower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Calotropis gigantea - Crown flower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Calotropis gigantea - Crown flower

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Acalolepta nivosa (White, 1858)

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o original combination