Taxon: Allamanda cathartica L.

 
Genus: Allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Plumerieae
Nomen number: 312549
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:214. 1771
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

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]


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    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
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?312549. Accessed 25 April 2018.