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*Calotropis procera (Aiton) R.Br. ex W.T.Aiton
Calotrope
A prolific weed in northern Australia. It is native to northern Africa. It has quite attractive flowers and receives attention from plant identifiers.

  *Calotropis procera *Calotropis procera
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers and buds
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E
Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6727 Field No.: 6727
     
  *Calotropis procera *Calotropis procera
 
Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6727 Field No.: 6727
     
  *Calotropis procera *Calotropis procera
  Description:Flowering plant Description:Small shrub in habitat
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:2044.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6727 Field No.: 6727
     

 

References (accessed 20 March 2019):

https://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/media/Html/calotropis_procera.htm

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Calotropis_procera.htm

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*Calotropis procera