Calotropis gigantea (L.) Dryand.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Gentianales (46)

        Family: Apocynaceae (33) (family description)

          Genus: Calotropis (2)

           Epithet: gigantea (L.) Dryand. (3)

gigantea => gigantic, unusually higher than the type

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Calotropis gigantea at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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