yellow oleander


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Related to yellow oleander: Thevetia peruviana

Thevetia peruviana

(the-vē'shī-ă pĕr-ū-vē-an'ă),
The yellow oleander, potent source of the toxic cardiac glycosides thevetins A and B, neriifolin, and peruvoside, often used for poisoning and suicide in areas of Sri Lanka.
Synonym(s): yellow oleander

yellow oleander

thevetiaperuviana.
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Eddleston M, Ariaratnam CA, Sjostrom L, Jayalath S, Rajakanthan K, Rajapakse S, Colbert D, Meyer WP, Perera G, Attapattu S, Kularatne SAM, Sheriff MR and DA Warell Acute yellow oleander poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital.
Butterflies darted in the yellow oleanders like flying fish.