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Swan Plant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: A. physocarpa
Binomial name
Asclepias physocarpa
(E.Mey.) Schlechter

Gomphocarpus physocarpus E.Mey.

Swan Plant (Asclepias physocarpa) is a species of milkweed plant. It is also known as Balloonplant and Balloon Cotton-Bush. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It has been naturalized in Hawai'i and has also been naturalized in other parts of the world.

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