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Taxon: Allamanda cathartica L.

Genus: Allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Plumerieae.
Nomen number: 312549
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:214. 1771
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • allamanda   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • common trumpetvine   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • golden-trumpet   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yellow allamanda   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Allamande   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Goldtrompete   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • alamanda-amarela   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carolina   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • dedal-de-dama   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • dedal-de-princesa   (Source: L Brasil Online ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • dedal-de-rainha   (Source: L Brasil Online ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • copa de oro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • allamanda   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Goias, Maranhao, Para, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.e.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Palau
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  • Berhaut, J. 1971–. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • DeFilipps, R. A. 1992. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Kiew, R. et al., eds. 2010–. Flora of peninsular Malaysia.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(2):49–51.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
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Images:

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