Cascabela thevetia (L.) Lippold

  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Cascabela thevetia
  • Synonym : Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K.Schum.; Thevetia neriifolia Juss. ex Steud
  • Basionym : Cerbera thevetia L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cascabela thevetia (L.) Lippold
  • Common name : Yellow Oleander
  • Vernacular name : Pila kaner (Hin.); Arali, Ponnarali, Thiruvaachipoo, Thangarali (Tam.); Pacha ganneru, Patchalari (Tel.); Koniyari, Konyarphul, Holidia kannari, Pila kaner (Ori.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Occasional on plains to 1400 m, in wastelands. Often planted.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Tropical America; Naturalized in tropics
  • Literature : 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. thevetia. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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