this shrub has flowers of three colors, pure yellow, orange and
white. this exudes a whitish sap. goats and cows don't eat the leaves. this
perennial shrub flowers during monsoons and has woody fruits/kernels which are
loved by small girls
it is from family Apocynaceae.
the seeds are used to play with
-- On Tue, 6/24/08, vivekmail <vvgha...@dataone.in> wrote:
| This is Thevetia peruviana, commonly called "Yellow Oleander" in USA. It is not a true oleander (Nerium oleander), but it shares the same toxic properties of that plant. Use with caution around young children; the large woody seeds, while decorative, can be put in the mouths of curious kids, with tragic results.|
Flowers are most commonly yellow here, though apricot-colored form (pictured) and white forms also exist.
Palmetto Bay, Florida USA
--- On Tue, 6/24/08, Madhuri Pejaver <formp...@yahoo.com> wrote:
|Thevetia peruviana (syn. T. neriifolia, Cascabela thevetia)||Apocynaceae||Yellow oleander, Cook tree, Be-still tree, Lucky nut, Dicky plant|
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