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Scientific Name: Mandevilla splendens
Pronunciation: man-de-VILL-uh SPLEN-denz
Common Name: shining mandevilla, pink mandevilla
Family Name: Apocynaceae
Plant Type: Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Twining woody climber; leaves evergreen, ovate, glossy 10-20 cm long; flowers in clusters of 3 to 5, rose-pink, funnel-shaped with a yellow throat, up to 10 cm wide.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: South America (Brazil)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Summer interest (Caution: poisonous parts)
Additional Info: Google
shining mandevilla, pink mandevilla
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Pinnate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous, Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink, Red, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Follicle
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Double follicle derived from two fused carpels (common in the Apocynaceae)
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Twining stems

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