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  Pentalinon luteum
 
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  Family: APOCYNACEAE
  Citation:  Pentalinon luteum (L.) B.F.Hansen & Wunderlin, Taxon 35: 167. 1986. Vinca lutea L., Cent. Pl. 2: 12. 1756. Urechites lutea (L.) Britton, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 5: 316. 1907.
  Malayalam Name(s):
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  English name(s): Hammock Viper´s-Tail, Lice Bush, Wild Allamanda, Yellow Mandevilla
  Description: Glabrous or pubescent shrubby vine up to 3 m or more high; sap milky. Leaves opposite, 3-9 x 0.5-6 cm, oblong, obovate to subrotundate, obtuse or shortly cordate at base, obtuse or cuspidate at apex. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, cymose, with usually few large showy flowers. Calyx-lobes linear-lanceolate. Corolla yellow, 3.5-6.5 cm long, often marked red at level of anthers. Follicles rather woody, slightly curved but not reflexed, 8-20 cm long; pappus white.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South Florida to Caribbean Islands
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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