Calotropis procera ~ Calotropis

Calotropis procera ~ Calotropis



Tropical shrub, 2-4 m high, with milky juice, whitish bark and easily breaking branches

Leaves: 10-15 cm, elliptic to semi-rounded, thick, whitish

Flowers: 1.5-2 cm, purple-greenish

Flowering: May-November

Fruit: 10-12 cm, balloon-like, globose to ovoid and produce long silky fibres

Habitat: Rift Valley, lower Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Ghor Safi and Wadi Araba

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