Scientific name: Allamanda cathartica L.








Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Gentianales
Family Apocynaceae
Genus Allamanda
Species A. cathartica


Botanical Description of Allamanda

Habit: A woody shrub of creeping nature

Root: Tap root system

Leaf: Green, elliptic lanceolate

Flower: Yellow, brilliant, funnel shaped, petal-5

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Economic Importance

  • Used as ornamental purpose
  • Also used as medicinal purpose

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