Tropical Milkweed - asclepias
Tropical milkweed, Asclepias, has beautiful purple and white star shaped flowers. It is native to the Caribbean and thes America. Sole food for monarch caterpillars. When plant is damaged exudes a white, milky substance. Toxic to herbivores. But the medicinal uses of milkweed for humans is phenomenal. Location: Bonaire part of the Caribbean Netherlands. February 2021.