Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
expansa
NOTES

An erect, single-stemmed perennial with milky sap. It grows to about 70 cm and has opposite, linear, hairless leaves.


AUTHORITY
(E.Mey.) Schltr.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Head of 4-8 white or pink flowers. Corona lobes hollowed
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers often pink
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Milkweed
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
October
November
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Gomphocarpus expansus
Labaninthus expansus



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