Allamanda cathartica L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 10

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scientific name

Allamanda cathartica L.
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Allamanda cathartica L. 

Names.

Myanmar: shwe-pan-new, shewewa-pan. English: common allamanda, golden trumpet.

Range.

Origin probably in northern South America, but now widespread in tropical America. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Hydragogue in ascites. Leaf: Cathartic (in moderate doses).

Note.

In India the bark is used as a hydragogue for ascites; the leaf as a cathartic ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Allamanda