Other common names: rubber bush, apple of Sodom, mudar, madar, king's crown, roostertree
(ISPI - International Society for Pest Information)
Calotropis procera Stamps
Kenya - Burkina Faso - Malawi
This milkweed is native from India to Iran and Africa, but like A. curassavica, is now a widely distributed "pan tropic weed"
09 Jul 2005 © Mike Quinn firstname.lastname@example.org / Texas Entomology
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