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al·la·man·da

 (ăl′ə-măn′də)
n.
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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Noun1.allamanda - a plant of the genus Allamanda having large showy funnel-shaped flowers in terminal cymesallamanda - 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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Vivid orchids and wonderful colored lichens smoldered upon the swarthy tree-trunks and where a wandering shaft of light fell full upon the golden allamanda, the scarlet star-clusters of the tacsonia, or the rich deep blue of ipomaea, the effect was as a dream of fairyland.
Cobb, The occurrence of iridoids in Plumeria and Allamanda, Phytochem., 22, 125 (1983).
The bougainvillea comes from tropical South America, the plumbago from Southern Africa, the croton from Malaysia, the hibiscus from Asia and East Africa, the allamanda from Brazil, the poinsettia from Mexico, the bird of paradise from southern Africa, the Bermuda lily from Japan, the flamboyant from Madagascar, etc.
The medicinal species on display included Adenium obesum known to have anti-tumour/antimicrobial properties, Aegle marmelos (anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory), Allamanda blanchetii (antimicrobial, antioxidants) and Allamanda cathartica (anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour).
(Activity: Antibacterial, Antioxidant), 6- Allamanda Blanchetii (Activity: Antimicrobial, Antioxidants), 7- Allamanda Cathartica (Activity: Anti inflammatory, Antitumor), 8- Allamanda Sp.
The winter sale is available at all three resorts: Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles - Allamanda Resort & Spa on the main island of MahAaAaAeA@, and Hilton Seychelles Labr Resort & Spa on Silhouette Island.
Treatments were arranged in randomized blocks, in splitsplit plots, with four replicates: six levels of irrigation water salinity (ECw) in the plots ([W.sub.1] - 0.6; [W.sub.2] - 1.2; [W.sub.3] - 1.8; [W.sub.4] - 2.4; [W.sub.5] - 3.0 and [W.sub.6] - 3.6 dS [m.sup.-1]), two irrigation methods in the subplots [[M.sub.1] - water application directly in the substrate (localized irrigation) and [M.sub.2] - water application on the leaves, manually, with a watering can (sprinkler irrigation)] and four ornamental species in the sub-subplots ([S.sub.1] - Catharanthus roseus; [S.sub.2] - Allamanda cathartica; [S.sub.3] - Ixora coccinea and [S.sub.4] - Duranta erecta), with 48 plants in each block, totaling 192 experimental units, composed of one plant per pot.
Bringing 14 years of administrative expertise to her new role, Jeremie will oversee all HR & training tasks across three properties: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa on Silhouette Island, Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa near Beau Vallon Bay, and DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles - Allamanda Resort & Spa in Mahe .
Among them garlic (Alium sativum L) bulb and Allamanda (Allamanda catherica L.) leaf extract were found promising in arresting mycelial growth and inhibiting spore germination of Phomopsis vexans, in vitro and also controlled Phomopsis blight and fruit rot of egg plant in the field significantly.
Destaca-se que algumas especies selecionadas apresentam espinhos em alguma estrutura da planta, a exemplo de Bromelia laciniosa (folhas), Melocactus zehntneri (praticamente a planta inteira), Neoglaziovia variegata (folhas), Tacinga inamoena (cladodios), Allamanda puberula (fruto), Mimosa ophthalmocentra (caule), Cereus jamacaru (cladodios) e Cnidoscolus quercifolius (planta inteira espinescente, Figura 2D) (Tabela 2).
ALLAMANDA FAATOESE *, SELA SIKALETI **, PATRICIA PRIEST *** & STEPHEN CHAMBERS **,***