Calotropis gigantea Ait. Asclepiadeae. Bow-String Hemp.
East India. According to Twemlow, an intoxicating liquor called bar is obtained from the plant by the Hill People about Mahableshwur. According to Royle, it yields a kind of manna.
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.