Mandar, Rui

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Mandar, Rui
Scientific Name : Calotropis gigantea
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Common Name : Mandar, Rui
A drought resistant shrub with milky sap. It is a poisonous plant but with certain medicinal uses. The pods come as twins. Seeds are tufted. There is a white flowering variety.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial


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