Allamanda cathartica L.

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Allamanda cathartica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aberfoyle Country Lodge, Honde Valley

Allamanda cathartica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aberfoyle Country Lodge, Honde Valley

Allamanda cathartica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aberfoyle Country Lodge, Honde Valley

Allamanda cathartica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aberfoyle Country Lodge, Honde Valley

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Synonyms: Allamanda cathartica L. var. hendersonii (W. Bull ex Dombrain) L. H. Bailey & Raffill
Allamanda grandiflora (Aubl.) Lam.
Common names: Common allamanda (English) Golden trumpet (English)
Description: Shrub or liana climbing to 17 m. Leaves in whorls of 3-4, sometimes opposite; petiole short; lamina oblanceolate to elliptic, ± glabrous except on the veins beneath; margin wavy; apex acuminate. Corolla bright yellow, marked with white in the throat, the lobes rounded. Capsule 3-4 cm in diameter, spiny.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to northern South America; widespread in cultivation in warm regions of the world
Growth form(s): Liane, shrub over 2 m.
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Literature:

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Pages 810 - 811.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 47.

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 21.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Allamanda cathartica.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=184710, retrieved 15 December 2017

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