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Oleander
Apocynaceae
Nerium oleander


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MrFlores
Flower Petal # 5
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Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub

Apocynaceae Family

Nerium Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Nerium indicum, Nerium odorum


Location

Morocco and Portugal eastward through the Mediterranean region and southern Asia to Yunnan in southern parts of China.

Physical Description
Pink Tropical Flowers

Grows up to 20 feet high.

The flowers grow in clusters at the end of each branch; they are white, pink to red, with a deeply 5-lobed fringed corolla round the central corolla tube. They are often, but not always, sweetly scented. The leaves are in pairs or whorls of three, thick and leathery, dark green, narrow lanceolate.




Oleander, Nerium oleander - YouTube.com

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Apocynaceae
Gentianales
Gentianales
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information



Its toxicity renders it deer resistant. It is tolerant of poor soils and drought. Oleander can also be grown in cooler climates in greenhouses and conservatories, or as indoor plants that can be kept outside in the summer.
The root is red and large, and, if this is dried, it gives off a fragrance like wine.
Oleander is one of the most poisonous plants in the world and contains numerous toxic compounds, many of which are deadly to people, especially young children. (Despite this fact, it is often grown in school yards.
100 g being enough to kill an adult horse.
If you ingest Oleaner:

Induced vomiting and gastric lavage are protective measures to reduce absorption of the toxic compounds. Charcoal may also be administered to help absorb any remaining toxins.
VIDEO: Oleander plant shows promise as cancer-fighter




Pink Tropical Flowers - Flower
Pink Tropical Flowers - Flower - MrFlores

  Identifier Research
Pink Tropical Flowers
Thunder
August 07, 2010
Apocynaceae
Nerium oleander
Web | Images | YouTube
Commonly called Oleander. It is one of the most poisonous plants in the world; all parts are poisonous.

Comment: Oleander, Nerium oleander

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Thunder
Thunder
August 07, 2010
This looks like oleander....check out this pic
flowers-cs.com oleander.html

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