Scientific name - Thevetia peruviana
Synonyms - Cascabela thevetia, Thevetia neriifolia
Popular names - yellow oleander, yellow leandru, nohomalie.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from tropical America, grows on dry soil and sunny position.
Description - evergreen shrub, 6 m high. Stem erect, cylindrical, branched, smooth, green, presents latex. Leaves simple subsesile, alternate, arranged spiral limb linear, entire edge, top acute, glabra, 8-16 cm long. Flowers pentamere, hermaphrodite, actinomorfe, pedicel, arranged in terminal bunches, calyx 5 SEPA, green, persistent; Corola gamopetala, campanulata, lobes rounded, 4-7 x 3-4 cm, yellow stamens 5, short filament; gineceu sincarp, ovary superior, bilocular. Fruit drupe, black, triangular, 2.5-4 cm in diameter.
Propagation - by seeds or seedlings. Semintele germinate difficult.
Properties and Uses - all parts of the plant are toxic. The seeds are extremely toxic and can harm human life.
It can be cultivated as ornamental plants.
Trees and shrubs
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