Asclepias curassavica


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Related to Asclepias curassavica: Asclepias tuberosa, Asclepias speciosa
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Noun1.Asclepias curassavica - tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wingsAsclepias curassavica - tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics
milkweed, silkweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
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purpurea (foxglove), Adonis microcarpa and Adonis vernalis (adonis), Apocynum cannabinum (black Indian hemp), Asclepias curassavica (redheaded cotton bush), Asclepias fruticosa (balloon cotton), Calotropis procera (king's crown), Carissa spectabilis (wintersweet), Cerebera manghas (sea mango), Cheiranthus cheiri (wallflower), Convallaria majalis (lily of the valley, convallaria), Cryptostegia grandiflora (rubber vine), Helleborus niger (black hellebore), Helleborus viridis, Nerium oleander (oleander), Plumeria rubra (frangipani), Selenicereus grandiflorus (cactus grandiflorus), Strophanthus hispidus and Strophanthus kombe (strophanus), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), and Urginea maritima (squill).
En las areas con disturbio suelen observarse Acmella repens, Ageratina petiolaris, Asclepias curassavica, Bouvardia laevis, Brugmansia candida, Calea urticifolia, Cestrum oblongifolium, Cirsium mexicanum, Cnidoscolus multilobus, Desmodium glutinosum, D.
Apart from the native species listed in this paper, some exotics have also gained a foothold on the mountain and are thriving, including the striking perennial Asclepias curassavica.
Nombre cientifico Nombre comun Familia Amaranthus spinosus Bledo Amaranthaceae Asclepias curassavica Viborana Asclepiadaceae Impatiens wallerana China Balsaminaceae Lepidium virginicum Lentejuela Brassicaceas Drymaria cordata Cinquillo Caryophyllaceae Ipomoea purpurea Churristate Convolvulaceae Cyperus odoratus Cortadera Cyperaceae Mimosa pudica Dormilona Leguminosae Boerhavia erecta Hierba blanca Nyctaginaceae Ischaemum indicum Ratana Poacea Pilea spp.
Citada para el Peru por Valencia & Cardenas (1973), Grados & Ortiz (2004) y Delfino (2005) en varias especies de poaceas y Asclepias curassavica de la familia Asclepiadaceae.
Inflorescence size and pollinaria removal in Asclepias curassavica and Epidendrum radicans.
FLOWERS VISITED: Asclepias curassavica, Bidens pilosa, Blechum pyramidatum, Bouchea prismatica, Cestrum diurnum, Cissus sicyoides, Citrus sp.
Wyatt (1980) found equivocal results of the effects of pollinia removal from ant-robbed Asclepias curassavica.
Durante as visitas as propriedades, foram identificadas 16 plantas mencionadas pelos produtores e reconhecidas na literatura como toxicas, estabelecendo-se o percentual de propriedades em que elas eram encontradas: Palicourea marcgravii (80%), Asclepias curassavica (79%), Palicourea grandiflora (67%), Brachiaria sp.