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Any of several tropical American evergreen shrubs of the genus Allamanda, widely cultivated in warm regions for their showy yellow or purple trumpet-shaped flowers.
[New Latin Allamanda, genus name, after Jean Nicholas Sébastian Allamand (1713-1787), Swiss scientist.]
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|Noun||1.||allamanda - a plant of the genus Allamanda having large showy funnel-shaped flowers in terminal cymes|
genus Allamanda - genus of tropical American woody vines
Allamanda cathartica, common allamanda, golden trumpet - vigorous evergreen climbing plant of South America having glossy leathery foliage and golden yellow flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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