Allamanda cathartica L.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Allamanda cathartica L.
  • Common name : Golden Trumpet Vine, Common allamanda
  • Vernacular name : Manjal-patti (Tamil); Manjakolambi, Kolaambi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Grown in gardens as an ornmental bush, sometimes as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Tropical America; Cultivated in other parts of the world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Allamanda cathartica. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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