Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Cascabela thevetia Yellow Oleander
Synonyms Thevetia peruvina, Cascabela peruviana
Cascabela thevetia is a poisonous plant native throughout Mexico and in Central America, and cultivated widely as an ornamental. It is a relative of Nerium oleander, giving it a common name yellow oleander, and is also called lucky nut in the West Indies.