Thevetia peruviana


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Noun1.Thevetia peruviana - tropical American shrub or small tree having glossy dark green leaves and fragrant saffron yellow to orange or peach- colored flowers; all parts highly poisonous
genus Thevetia, Thevetia - genus of poisonous tropical American evergreen shrubs and trees having entire leaves and large cymose flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Thevetia peruviana) (Apocynaceae), es una especie arborea ornamental originaria de Mexico (Juarez-Jaimes, Alvarado-Cardenas, & Villasenor, 2007), ampliamente utilizada en arbolado urbano, parques y areas verdes, que con frecuencia sufre defoliaciones producidas por Palpita flegia (Cramer, 1777) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae).
Young and older leaves of six indigenous plants viz., amaltas (Cassia fistula), datura (Datura alba), neem (Azadirachta indica), niazboo (Ocimum basilicum), yellow kaner (Thevetia peruviana) and safeda (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) were collected from Lahore with no pesticide treatments applied.
(Annonaceae), a plant resistant to snails and the Global Invasive Species Programmee (IUCN, 2010) suggests the use of the fruit of Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) Schum or yellow oleander, which also have action against the African snail, although it should be considered the toxicity of this plant for humans (Teixeira, Mazutti, Gontijo, Silva, & Ogawa, 2013).
Adsorption of basic dyes from synthesis textile effluent by activated carbon prepared from Thevetia peruviana, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 19: 311-321.
Special attention should be given in medicinal plants such as Argemone mexicana, Chenopodium ambrosioides, and Thevetia peruviana. Effects in humans have been reported due the consumption of these medicinal plants.
Poisoning with Thevetia peruviana (Oleander) and Abrus precatorius (rosary pea/paternoster pea/wild licorice) was commonly seen after Jatropha curcas.
Deliberate ingestion of oleander seeds--Common oleander (Nerium oleander) and Yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana)--is a popular method of self-harm in South Asia (1).
When considering the 46 species present in tropical dry forest, the SIMPER analysis identified eight groups (shrubs, Thevetia peruviana K.
Sivakumar, Preparation and characterization of activated carbon from Thevetia peruviana for the removal of dyes from textile waste water.
Cardiac glycosides are found in a diverse group of plants including Digitalis purpurea and Digitalis lanata (Foxgloves), Nerium oleander (Common oleander), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley), Urginea maritime and Urginea indica (Squill), Strophanthus gratus (ouabain), Apocynum cannabinum (Dogbane), and Cheiranthus cheiri (Wallflower) has resulted in cardiac glycoside poisoning.