Definition of Allamanda cathartica
1. Noun. Vigorous evergreen climbing plant of South America having glossy leathery foliage and golden yellow flowers.
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Literary usage of Allamanda cathartica
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1. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera (1901)
"Allamanda cathartica, L. NOM. VULG.—Not known. USES.—As this plant has no common name in the Philippines it is most probable that the natives do not use it. ..."
2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"... Allamanda cathartica, Jas- minum Sambac, were the permanent climbers; these, with the exception of the Allamanda, were very badly affected with insects. ..."
3. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1864)
"In Mr. May's noble group, Allamanda cathartica and Ixora salicifolia were magnificent. The last named is a fine species with long, narrow, rather leathery, ..."
4. Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture, and Natural Science by Thomas Moore, William P Ayres (1850)
"Pamplin, a finely bloomed plant of Allamanda cathartica. Orchids were less numerous than usual, still a very effective display was there. ..."
5. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1848)
"Mr. Coles' plants were also fine specimens of cultivation ; they consisted of a huge Pimelea decussata, a somewhat thinly-flowered Allamanda cathartica, ..."