Bush allamanda (Allamanda neriifolia)

The flowers are golden yellow or sometimes pink, bell-shaped with 5 rounded lobes measuring 2-3.5cm across.
The leaves are large, glossy, elliptic, green and occur in opposite pairs or whorled in groups of three or four, measuring 8-13cm long and 2-3cm wide.

Toxicity category: 2, 3
Category 2 - Potentially toxicCategory 3 - Irritant
Warning: Seek medical attention if exposure results in symptoms.

Common name: Allamanda

Botanical name: Allamanda neriifolia

Other common names: yellow Allamanda (sometimes pink), bush Allamanda

Family: Apocynaceae

General description: An ornamental scrambling vine/shrub.

Flowers: The flowers are golden yellow or sometimes pink, bell-shaped with 5 rounded lobes measuring 2-3.5cm across.

Leaves: The leaves are large, glossy, elliptic, green and occur in opposite pairs or whorled in groups of three or four, measuring 8-13cm long and 2-3cm wide.

Fruit/Berries: The fruit are a prickly capsule that contain winged seeds.

Other: Milky, irritant sap.

Symptoms: The entire plant is considered toxic although evidence is poor. If eaten, it may cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Skin contact may cause dermatitis.

Toxicity category: 2, 3
Category 2 - Potentially toxicCategory 3 - Irritant
Warning: Seek medical attention if exposure results in symptoms.

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