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Angadenia berteroi

PINELAND GOLDEN TRUMPET

PINELAND ALLAMANDA

Florida native

Threatened Florida species
 

This rare plant of the Dade and Monroe County pinelands is also found in the Bahamas, Cuba, and Hispaniola.
A slender, herbaceous perennial growing from 15 - 76 cm (6 - 30 in.) tall, often branching near the top, with opposite, linear-oblong revolute leaves from 2.5 - 5 cm (1 - 2 in.) long and 1 - 1.3 cm (3/8 - 1/2 in.) wide. Bright yellow flowers can appear all year, singly or a few at a time. The trumpet shaped flowers are 2 - 3 cm (3/4 - 1-1/4 in.) long and 2 cm (3/4 in.) wide with ovate calyx lobes and lacking any appendages on the tips of the anthers.
Like many other members of the dogbane family, the sap can be a severe eye and skin irritant.

 
Angadenia berteroi is a member of the Apocynaceae - Dogbane family.
 

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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