Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K. Schum.
APOCYNACEAE
Yellow oleander
Unknown, Potential problem species
Origin: Peru
Growth Form: Shrub
Plant Description: Arborescent shrub; leaves linear-lanceolate, acute or subobtuse, acute at base, coriaceous, dark green somewhat glossy above, paler beneath, petiole very short (3 mm), blade 8-14 cm long, less than 1 cm wide, glabrous; cymes many-flowered; calyx 1-1.3 cm long, lobes acute-acuminate; corolla 5-7 cm long, yellow (rarely light orange); fruit a juicy black drupe 4-5.5 cm broad
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Rob Mackenzie, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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Rob Mackenzie, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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