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Crown Flower

Snapshot: Crown Flower

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Richard Palmer
by Richard Palmer on Oct 17, 2007
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_Calotropis gigantea_, Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family). Native to the "Old World" tropics, this introduction to Hawaii has become a very popular lei flower plant. It also serves as the host plant for introduced Monarch butterfly caterpillars.

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