Calotropis procera

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colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Apple of Sodom
Apple of Sodom near the Dead Sea in Israel
colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Calotropis
colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Binomial name
Calotropis procera

Apple of Sodom (Calotropis procera) is a species of plant. It is also known as Roostertree. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae.

It is native to North Africa, Central Africa, Western Asia, South Asia, and Indochina. It has been naturalized in Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Hawai'i, and southern California.

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