Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2349

Shrub; Woody vine
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native: Florida

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Paired follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pentalinon luteum   FAMILY Apocynaceae

Urechites lutea

 

COMMON NAME:
hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp3

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp5

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp6

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

Flowers are showy, funnelform, bright yellow, to about 5cm wide, per Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp9

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

Leaves oblong to nearly elliptic, typically strongly revolute, per Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida.