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flowers are yellow and can grow up to 3.5 inches long and are funnel shaped with 5 round lobes. The leaves are dark green and leather like.
plant/flower is native to brazil
Species identification sheet Common name: Allamanda, yellow allamanda, gold trumpet Scientific name: Allamanda cathartica Geographic area or origin: southern America and brazil Common uses/hazards/importance: this is a poisonous plant, if cut or damaged the foliage oozes white latex which can irritate skin. Distinguishing features: flowers are yellow and can grow up to 3.5 inches long and are funnel shaped with 5 round lobes. The leaves are dark green and leather like. Date and method of arrival to Hawaii: Since this plant/flower is native to brazil it was brought over during a time of travel and trade, estimates in 1800's, since this flower relates to Hawaiians. Indigenous? No Endemic? No Invasive? Yes other info: this plant is seen as an ali'i plant since it can choke a tree and grow as tall as any tree.