EPPO Global Database

Calotropis procera(CTRPR)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-06-30

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CTRPR
  • Preferred name: Calotropis procera
  • Authority: (Aiton) Aiton

Notes

Southern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Sahel to Zaïre and Mozambique. Introduced in China, USA (Florida, California), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
apple of Sodom English
Dead-Sea fruit English (US)
felt plant English (US)
French cotton English (US)
giant milkweed English
mudar plant English
rooster tree English
rubber bush) English
Sodom apple English
Mudarstrauch German
Oscherstrauch German
Sodommapfel German
pommier de Sodome French
algodón de seda Spanish (PY)
bomba Spanish (CO)
calotropo Italian
algodão-da-praia Portuguese
algodão-de-seda Portuguese (BR)
algodão-de-seda Portuguese
algodoeiro-de-seda Portuguese
bago-de-véio Portuguese
bombardeira Portuguese
ciúme Portuguese
ciumeira Portuguese (BR)
flor-de-seda Portuguese
janaúba Portuguese
leiteira Portuguese
maçã-de-sodoma Portuguese
paina-de-sapo Portuguese
paina-de-seda Portuguese
paininha-de-seda Portuguese
pé-de-balão Portuguese
queimadeira Portuguese
rosa-cera Portuguese
saco-de-velho Portuguese
petilat-hammidbar haggedolah Hebrew
פְּתִילַת-הַמִּדְבָּר הַגְּדוֹלָה Hebrew
aak Hindi
madar Hindi
alarka Sanskrit
arka Sanskrit
mandara Sanskrit
sadapushpa Sanskrit
vasuk Sanskrit