Apple of Sodom

Apple of Sodom (scientific name: Calotropis procera) is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. It's known by a number of common names including roostertree, madar, auricula tree, akund, king's crown, rubber bush, small crown-flower, Sodom's milkweed, swallow-wort and giant milkweed. It's a medicinal plant, used for the treatment of many ailments in India and Pakistan. In Urdu it's know as "Aak".

Calotropis procera Plant and Flowers
Calotropis procera Plant
Calotropis procera flowers
Calotropis procera flowers
Calotropis procera flowers
Calotropis procera fruits (seed pods)

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