Taxon: Allamanda cathartica L.

 
Genus: Allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae
  Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
      Tribe: Plumerieae
Nomen number: 312549
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:214. 1771
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F SCatarin)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

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

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • 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
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics

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