Plant ID forum: First plant from Ghana

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Baobab
Sep 10, 2016 3:03 PM CST
Dear all,

this is a plant from Ghana and I would really like to know what it is.

Thanks for your help.

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Silversurfer
Nov 10, 2016 5:14 PM CST
Can you find one with flowers on.
Maybe Calotropis gigantea?


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Calotropis+gigantea+seed+p...
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plantladylin
Nov 10, 2016 5:32 PM CST
My first thought was Calotropis too. If not Giant Milkweed (Calotropis gigantea) than perhaps Dead Sea Apple (Calotropis procera) ?
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Dutchlady1
Nov 10, 2016 7:41 PM CST
I agree that it looks like a Calotropis; wish the blooms/buds were more visible.

Baobab
Nov 11, 2016 6:46 AM CST
Thank you guys, genus is enough for my purposes.

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