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Common name

English: Violet Allamanda

Portuguese: Alamanda-roxa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2514)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2413)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2044)

      Order: Gentianales (48)

        Family: Apocynaceae (35) (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

Characteristics

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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