Calotropis gigantea

Calotropis gigantea (L.) W.T. Aiton

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic. Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub

Habit
Pulau Sibu, Malaysia; Beach; 2010.

Leaf
Pulau Sibu, Malaysia; Beach; 2010.

Leaf underside
Pulau Sibu, Malaysia; Beach; 2010.

Flowers
Pulau Sibu, Malaysia; Beach; 2010.

IMG_6011
Garden at Dhoby Ghaut MRT; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Giant Milkweed.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

(3) Botany Photo of the Day website

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