062 Asclepias curassavica L.
Nome comune: Asclepias curassavica
Asclepias curassavica, commonly called Mexican Butterfly Weed, Blood-flower or Scarlet Milkweed, is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. It is native to the American tropics.
It has a pantropical distribution as an introduced species. It is grown as an ornamental garden plant and as a source of food for butterflies.