Photo: Asclepias curassavica 6.

Botanical name: 

Flower cluster, very very pretty. Brussels bot.g., Belgium. Greenhouse. 2008-06-05.

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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Photo: Asclepias curassavica 6.

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