scarlet milkweed

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    scarlet milkweed @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    scarlet milkweed @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    scarlet milkweed @ Tokyo medical botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
scarlet milkweed
Formal Name
Asclepias curassavica
Alias
Asclepias
Habitat
South America, Central America, the West Indies
Morph
perennial bush

Comment

Scarlet milkweed, scientific name:aclepia curaavica, is native to South America , Central America and the West Indies and is a perennial bush of the Asclepias genus , of the Apocynaceae department. The umbel stalks away from bloom flowers. Flower looks prominent orange-red petals and yellow-orange flower (Corolla) in two colors. Milkweed (Tang cotton) and called on the Japanese, came from foreign countries and is similar to fluffy white plumes grow out seeds. Is there bleeding and insecticidal effects all grass, roots and poisonous plants such as vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, and heart failure. Potted plants, flowers, cut flowers are used. Silky gold (Asclepias curassavica ' Silky Gold') is a yellow variety. Flower language is "healthy body". Flower language is "healthy body". This is attributed to Asclepios, the doctor of Greek mythology.

Common name: Scarlet milkweed, scientific name:Asclepias curassavica , also known as: milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, Scarlet milkweed ,tropical milkweed, origin: South America, Central America, the West Indies, living type: perennial small trees, height: 30-100 cm, leaf arrangement: opposite leaf: lanceolate, inflorescence: umbel, Corolla: 5 deep cleft with Crown The flower size:1~1.5cm, flower color: vermilion Petals + yellow-orange flowers pillars (Corolla), flowering period: April-September, seeds: white Pappus the plant uses: potted plants, garden.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Asclepias
Species
A. curassavica
Flower language
A healthy body ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangementBotanic gardenGarden
Color
Red, Orange
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSep
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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