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Angadenia berteroi (Pineland golden trumpet)
Cressler, Alan

Angadenia berteroi

Angadenia berteroi (A. DC.) Miers

Pineland Golden Trumpet, Pineland Allamanda

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

Synonym(s): Angadenia sagrae, Rhabdadenia corallicola

USDA Symbol: ANBE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A scandent shrub to about 3 feet in height.

Native to open pine rocklands on calcareous soils in southern Florida and in the West Indies. Listed as Threatened in Florida.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Vine
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblong
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Texture: Leathery
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: To about 30 inches in height.
Leaf: Leaves are linear-oblong, 1-2 inches long and about 1/2 inch wide, margins entire and revolute.
Flower: The flowers, which open before dawn, are about 1 inch long and about 1-1/2 inch across, with five petals. The five connivent stamens enclose the stigma in a way to increase the likelihood of outcrossing. Pollination is primarily by crepuscular moths.
Fruit: A connate pair of terete follicles, about 2 inches long. Fruits mature about two months after flowering.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flowering occurs year-round.


Native Distribution: Miami-Dade County and Monroe County in Florida and in the West Indies.
Native Habitat: Open pine woodlands on calcareous soils in southern Florida and in the West Indies.


Warning: This species contains a milky sap that can cause severe eye irritation or contact dermatitis upon exposure.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Poisonous: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Angadenia berteroi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Angadenia berteroi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Angadenia berteroi


Record Modified: 2016-07-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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