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Photo: Asclepias curassavica 1.

Taxonomy extra:
Flowering plants. Turku bot.g., Ruissalo, Finland. Planted. 2004-08-26.
Asclepias curassavica L. Engl.: blood flower, bastard ipecac, bastard ipecacuanha, blood-weed, bloodflower milkweed, butterfly weed, false ipecac, garden silkweed, Indian root, milkweed, redhead, scarlet milkweed, tropical milkweed, vegetable silk. Deu.: Indiander-Seidenpflanze. Suom.: punasilkkiyrtti. Sven.: röd sidenört. Fran.: ipéca sauvage, asclépiade de Curaçao. Dutch: koningsbloempje. Span.: algodoncillo, corcalito, flor de sangre, yuquillo. Bot. syn.: Asclepias nivea var. curassavica (L.) Kuntze
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