Mandevilla sanderi

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Mandevilla sanderi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Mandevilla
Species: M. sanderi
Binomial name
Mandevilla sanderi
(Hemsl.) Woodson
  • Dipladenia sanderi Hemsl.

Mandevilla sanderi, also called Dipladenia sanderi and Brazilian jasmine,[2] is a vine belonging to the Mandevilla genus.[3] The species is endemic to the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.[4]

Mandevilla sanderi climbs by twining around some support and it can reach the height of 4.5 meters (15 feet) if the climate is warm. The flowers of the wild form of Mandevilla sanderi are usually pink. The leaves are green and grow to 6 cm (2.5 in) long.[3]

The cultivars of Mandevilla sanderi include 'My Fair Lady' with flowers of pink and white colour, 'Red Riding Hood' with pink flowers, and 'Scarlet Pimpernel' with red flowers of a yellow throat.[3]



  1. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". 
  2. ^ "USDA GRIN Taxonomy". 
  3. ^ a b c "Botanica. The Illustrated AZ of over 10000 garden plants and how to cultivate them", p. 563. Könemann, 2004. ISBN 3-8331-1253-0
  4. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected plant Families