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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image of Pentalinon luteum, hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

image of Pentalinon luteum, hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp3

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

image of Pentalinon luteum, hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmulutea_fssp5

June    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

image of Pentalinon luteum, hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda

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.

image of Pentalinon luteum, hammock viper's-tail, Wild Allamanda

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.