Asclepias curassavica

(redirected from Mexican Butterfly Weed)
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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