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Asclepiadaceae; Arabic-Ashkar, Oshur

Calotropis procera


This picture was taken at Swehain, Abu Dhabi, UAE Its a desert tree/shrub, with milky juice. Stems with white corky bark. Big flowers


Its a desert plant. Widely found in UAE

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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

A common plant here in Sinai, too! Love their purple flowers.

Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

United Arab Emirates

Spotted on Feb 17, 2007
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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