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Big Ant on a flower Calotrpis plant, commonly found in the Maharashtra India. Its latex has been used to treat skin trapped thorn or needle of a plant. It is pollinated by wind pollination. Calotropis gigantea,Geotagged,India,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Big Ant on a flower

Calotrpis plant, commonly found in the Maharashtra India. Its latex has been used to treat skin trapped thorn or needle of a plant. It is pollinated by wind pollination.

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''Calotropis gigantea'' is a species of ''Calotropis'' native to Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India and China.

It is a large shrub growing to 4 m tall. It has clusters of waxy flowers that are either white or lavender in colour. Each flower consists of five pointed petals and a small, elegant "crown" rising from the centre, which holds the stamens. The plant has oval, light green leaves and milky stem. The latex of ''Calotropis gigantea'' contains cardio.. more

Similar species: Gentianales
Species identified by Sam1993
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Uploaded Jun 21, 2018. Captured Jun 11, 2018 17:39 in Vaduj - Dahiwadi Rd, Talathi Colony, Maharashtra 415506, India.
  • Redmi Note 5 Pro
  • f/2.2
  • 1/180s
  • ISO100
  • 3.81mm