Asclepias curassavica L. 234

Bastard ipecacuana, Cottonbush, Red milkweed, Scarlet milkweed, Milky cottonbush, Bastard-ipecac, Madagascar cottonbush, West Indian ipecacuana, Wallflower cottonbush, False ipecac, Red-cotton, Redhead, Redhead cottonbush, Wild ipecac, Wild oleander, Swallowwort, Bloodflower, Bloodflower milkweed, Tropical Milkweed, Blood Flower, Red-head plant, Silkweed, Hierba de la cucaracha, Wild ipecacuanha, Bastard Ipecac, Blood-Flower, Mexican Butterfly Weed
Asclepias curassavica Flower
flower
Asclepias curassavica Leaf
leaf
Asclepias curassavica Fruit
fruit
Asclepias curassavica Bark
bark
Asclepias curassavica Habit
habit
Asclepias curassavica Other
other
Asclepias curassavica L.
Tropical Africa
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Asclepias
Species
Asclepias curassavica L.
Common name(s)
  • Bastard ipecacuana
  • Cottonbush
  • Red milkweed
  • Scarlet milkweed
  • Milky cottonbush
  • Bastard-ipecac
  • Madagascar cottonbush
  • West Indian ipecacuana
  • Wallflower cottonbush
  • False ipecac
  • Red-cotton
  • Redhead
  • Redhead cottonbush
  • Wild ipecac
  • Wild oleander
  • Swallowwort
  • Bloodflower
  • Bloodflower milkweed
  • Tropical Milkweed
  • Blood Flower
  • Red-head plant
  • Silkweed
  • Hierba de la cucaracha
  • Wild ipecacuanha
  • Bastard Ipecac
  • Blood-Flower
  • Mexican Butterfly Weed
Uses
  • HARMFUL ORGANISM HOSTS
    • crop diseases
    • crop pests
  • ENVIRONMENTAL USES
    • ornamental
  • MEDICINE
    • folklore
  • POISON
    • mammals
  • WEED
    • seed contaminant
Phenology

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