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Places where this species can be found :
- Mt. Hartman Estate - GRENADA
- Grenada - GRENADA
InterestAllamanda is in honour of Fredrick Allanand (c. 1735- c. 1776), a Swiss botanist, who collected in Surinam c. 1770 and sent seeds of the generic type to Linnaeus. The leaves are a powerful laxative/purgative, and are reported to be used as such in other parts of the world (Politi, 1996).