Nerium oleander L.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Nerium oleander
  • Synonym : Nerium odorum Aiton
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nerium oleander L.
  • Common name : The Oleander Tree, Indian Oleander, Sweet Scented Oleander
  • Vernacular name : Kaner, Kanel, Karpad, Kuruvira (Hin.); Kanagile (Kan.); Sevvarali (Tam.); Ganneru, Kastoori pattelu, Yerra ganeru, Karaviram (Tel.); Konnari, Konero, Koribiro, Kaner (Ori.); Karaveera (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Mediterranean
  • Comments : Mostly planted around household, gardens and places of worship.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Nerium oleander. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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