Cascabela thevetia

Cascabela thevetia

  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Cascabela thevetia
  • Flower name
    Cascabela thevetia
  • Scientific name
    Cascabela thevetia
  • AliasYellow oleander, Bestill tree, Lucky nut
  • Place of origintropical America such as Peru
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Cascabela thevetia

Cascabela thevetia, Yellow oleander, or Bestill tree、Lucky nut ,( scientific name: Cascabela thevetia, Synonyms: Thevetia peruviana) is a semi-cold tolerant deciduous shrub of the family Apocynaceae, which is native to tropical America such as Peru.
The leaves are light green, slender, shiny, and grow a lot. A yellow funnel-shaped flower with a fragrance that cannot be fully opened. A diamond-shaped fruit is formed after the flower. White milk sap is toxic.
In the same family genus, there is Nerium (scientific name: Nerium oleander. var. Indicum), which is usually found in town.

Common name: Cascabela thevetia, scientific name: Cascabela thevetia, synonym: Thevetia peruviana, alias: Yellow oleander, Bestill tree, Lucky nut, origin: Peru, etc., tropical America, tree height: 400 cm, flower color: yellow, flowering period: July-October, flower diameter: 3.5-4 cm, number of petals: 5.


  • Order
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Cascabela
  • Species
    C. thevetia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesemi-cold tolerant deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.5 ~ 4.0 cm

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