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Common name

English: Violet Allamanda

Portuguese: Alamanda-roxa


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Gentianales (113)

        Family: Apocynaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Allamanda (2)

            Epithet: blanchetii A.DC. (1)

Synonym: Allamanda violacea Gardner

blanchetii => in honor of Jacques Samuel Blanchet (1807–1875), Swiss botanist

violacea => derived from the Latin "viola" meaning violet


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Allamanda blanchetii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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