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PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pentalinon luteum   FAMILY Apocynaceae

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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.

 


PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pentalinon luteum   FAMILY Apocynaceae

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Urechites lutea

 

Search by scientific name:

2349

Shrub; Woody vine
Perennial

Native: Florida

map
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

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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