Asclepias curassavica

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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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Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) migrating south to Mexico in the fall come across bloodflower bonanzas and don't bother to keep on flying.
That could turn the bloodflower species toxic to monarchs, according to a test growing milkweeds in enclosures with daytime temperatures raised some 3 degrees Celsius higher than outside air.
Bloodflower centers around Cam Attling who has been a soldier at war and returns to his family in the village of Kayforl, damaged in body and mind.
Host Plants for Hungry Caterpillars Butterfly Weed (Asdepias tuberosa), Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica), Passion Vine (Passiflora incarnata), Parsley (many varieties)
Released at the start of the year it acted as an enticing introduction to the Bloodflower sound.
Bloodflowers is a nuanced, scholarly analysis of the brief but influential career of photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode, whose family fled Nigeria's 1960s civil war for London.
Brandon explained: 'The first concert I ever went to was The Cure's Wild Mood Swings tour and I saw their Bloodflowers tour.
Frontman Robert Smith is 45 now and previous albums Wish and Bloodflowers had been pretty ropey, to put it kindly.
THE CURE are playing a one-off "secret" gig to promote their forthcoming new album Bloodflowers.
In "Brothers" (from Bloodflowers), for instance, domestic and communal stability is considered so vital that it is worth the life of a child.
In 1984 came The Top, The Head On The Door (1985), Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (1987), 1989 gave us Disintegration, Wish in 1992, Wild Mood Swings in 1996, Bloodflowers in 2004 and The Cure in 2004.
He expects the personnel to be the same as it was for Greatest Hits, Bloodflowers and its 1996 predecessor Wild Mood Swings - Simon Gallup (bass) Perry Bamonte (guitar), Roger O'Donnell (keyboards) and Jason Cooper (drums).