Pentalinon luteum (L.) B.F.Hansen & Wunderlin.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Hammock Viper´s-Tail
Synonym: Urechites lutea (L.)Britton
Common Name: Lice Bush, Wild Allamanda, Yellow Mandevilla
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Native of South Florida to Caribbean Islands
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental
Key Characteristics: Glabrous or pubescent shrubby vine up to 3 m or more high; sap milky. Leaves opposite, oblong, obovate to subrotundate, obtuse or shortly cordate at base, obtuse or cuspidate at apex. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, cymose, with usually few large showy flowers. Calyx-lobes linear-lanceolate. Corolla yellow, often marked red at level of anthers. Follicles rather woody, slightly curved but not reflexed; pappus white.