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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Goiás, Maranhão, Pará, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, São 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: United States [American Samoa]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


References:

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Check other web resources for Allamanda cathartica L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312549. Accessed 13 October 2019.