Classification of calotropis plant
The aestivation found in calotropis is valvate i.e. sepals or petals in a whorl just touch one another at the margin, without overlapping. The plant has oval, light green leaves and milky stem. The latex of Calotropis gigantea contains cardiac glycosides, fatty acids, and calcium comienzoweb.com: Apocynaceae. Jun 30, · Calotropis gigantea: Useful Weed. Calotropis belongs to Asclepiadaceae or Milkweed or Ak family which includes genera and 2, species of world-wide distribution but most abundant in the sub-tropics and tropics, and rare in cold countries. Other familiar plants of Calotropis are Milk weed or Silk weed (Asclepias syriaca L.). Specimens. The vascular plants include all seed-bearing plants (the gymnosperms and angiosperms) and the pteridophytes (including the ferns, lycophytes, and horsetails). Also called tracheophyte. Bryophyte: A large group of seedless green plants including the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.