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Balloon plant

Asclepias physocarpa (syn.Gomphocarpus physocarpus)


Cultivated southeast African Asclepiad outside house in northern Thai village. I'm resisting the urge to invent a common name for this one!

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

You are right Leuba. These are very common in India. Kids usually hold them between to hands and pop them.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 12 years ago

I am sure I've seen these in India as well. Haven't noticed the flowers though- quite pretty.. Wonder what you'd want to call it CraigW ??? :)

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เชียงใหม่, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Spotted on Sep 5, 2010
Submitted on Nov 5, 2011

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