Asclepias curassavica


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Related to Asclepias curassavica: Asclepias tuberosa, Asclepias speciosa
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Synonyms for Asclepias curassavica

tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings

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Watson Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze Tl Anthericaceae Echeandia mexicana Cruden H Apiaceae Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Pers.) H Sprague ex Britton & P.Wilson Apocynaceae Asclepias curassavica L.
Bloodflower milkweed (Asclepias curassavica), also noninvasive, is easy to grow and blooms a long time until frost kills it, King says.
FLOWERS VISITED: Asclepias curassavica, Bidens pilosa, Blechum pyramidatum, Bouchea prismatica, Cestrum diurnum, Cissus sicyoides, Citrus sp., Ixora sp., Jasminum fluminense, Jatropha integerrima, Kosteletzkya pentasperma, Lantana camara, Momordica charantia, Phyla scaberrima, Spilanthes urens, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, Tournefortia hirsutissima, Turbina corymbosa, Varronia globosa ssp.
Host Plants for Hungry Caterpillars Butterfly Weed (Asdepias tuberosa), Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica), Passion Vine (Passiflora incarnata), Parsley (many varieties)
Wyatt (1980) found equivocal results of the effects of pollinia removal from ant-robbed Asclepias curassavica. In one site, pollinia removal was higher in robbed plants; however, in a second site pollinia removal was higher in unrobbed plants.
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.
Bartram) Small (1,2,3,6) Apocynaceae (Milkweed) Asclepias curassavica L.
Aphis nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1841 Asclepias curassavica: Da Silva et al.
The impact of nectar-robbing ants on the pollination system of Asclepias curassavica. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 107:313-321.
Evans, ex Cryptostegia madagascariensis; Evers (1968) listed this species from Asclepias curassavica, Cynanchum rensonii, Funastrum clausum, and Priva lappulacea.
En cuanto a la distribucion mundial de las especies se reporto que 70 especies (67.31%) se encuentran en menos de tres paises, por lo general pertenecientes a la subregion andina; 19 especies (18.27%) entre 4-9 paises basicamente de la region Neotropical, y 14 especies (13.46 %) se encuentran ampliamente distribuidos en mas de 10 paises con caracter cosmopolita, como por ejemplo: Asclepias curassavica, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Chamaesyce hirta, Mikania micrantha, entre otras, y una especies con poca informacion como es el caso de Sessea confertiflora.