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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 as·cle·pi·as /əˈsklɪpɪəs, æ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·cle·pi·as, n.  Bot. A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties.
 Asclepias butterfly Zool., a large, handsome, red and black butterfly (Danais Archippus), found in both hemispheres. It feeds on plants of the genus Asclepias.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Asclepias
      n : genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed;
          milkweed [syn: genus Asclepias]