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Last Update 08/28/10

Poisonous Plants of Florida

Common Name:  Yellow Allamanda

Botanical Name:  Allamanda Cathartica

Family:  Apocynaceae

Methods of Poisoning:  Contact with sap, ingestion of leaves.

Symptoms of Poisoning:  Skin irritation, elevated temperature, vomiting and diarrhea.

Treatment:  Wash sap from affected areas with clean water.  Severe cases of diarrhea may require fluid and electrolyte replacement.  Seek professional help if irritation continues.


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