Nerium oleander (oleander)




Nerium oleander

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Nerium oleander L. (Oleander )

Perennial shrub of the Periwinkle family – apocynaceae – up to 4 m. Erect stems, with latex. Lanceolate leaves, opposite, coriaceous, short-stalked. Pink flowers till 4 cm, group in cymes. The fruits are folicles with seeds having feathery crests. In dry stream banks. Cultivated as a garden plant.

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