Probably from northern South America but now widespread.
The name Allamanda comes from Dr. F. Allamanda, a professor of natural history in Leyden in the latter part of the 18th Century.
Known as Akar Chempaka Hutan, Bunga Akar Kuning in Malaysia
All parts of the plant contain the iridoid lactone allamandin and may produce symptoms of vomiting or diarhea if ingested.
From Philippine Alternative Medicine
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