Botanical name: 

Allamanda.—Allamanda cathartica, L., is a shrub of the Fam. Apocynaceae, growing in Porto Rio, the extract of whose bark is said to be an excellent hydragogue cathartic, in doses of from one to two grains (0.065-0.13 Gm.).

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.