Allamanda Cathartica

Allamanda Cathartica commonly known as Golden Trumpet or Yellow Alamanda, an ornamental plant.

Do you know the significance of Yellow Color?

“Yellow is a color that helps us remember the past. Think of all the things we Westerners associate with the color yellow: our phone book’s yellow pages, the yellow school bus, and yellow legal pads. Yellow is the color of history, memory and learning. It represents friendship and mutual respect. Sunny yellow comes in a multitude of shades, ones we can use to bring light into our lives”.   Feng Shui Form

It’s a flowering plant native to Brazil.

It can grow up to a height of 20 feet (6.09 meter )

All parts of the plant said to be poisonous and if ingested can cause purging.

  • Tamil: Allamanda 
  • English: Golden trumpet 
  • Telugu: Allenandatheega 
  • Malayalam: Kolaambi 
  • Kannada: Arasinhu 
  • Marathi: Pivlee ghunti  
  • Hindi: Pilaghanti
  • Bengal:Harkakra

This flower is used for puja or prayers.


Alamanda Cathartica flower


Thank you.


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This post is part of Cee Neuner’s FOTD



  5 comments for “Allamanda Cathartica

  1. September 11, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    I loved your expression on the meaning of color in flower. A topic I enjoy. Great post.😊❤

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  2. September 11, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    Love the way it sounds in malayalam – but they are all as pretty as the flower 🙂

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    • September 12, 2020 at 10:03 am

      I can understand ,these things are common in most of the languages,since the expression tries to simply the meaning so that one can easily remember the reference and appearance.
      Thank you Dora 🙏🙏🙏

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