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Taxon: Nerium oleander L.

 
Genus: Nerium
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Nomen number: 25229
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:209. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Niger

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, United Arab Emirates
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab] Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete & e. Aegean Islands), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Malta
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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  3. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
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  5. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  10. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Nerium+oleander&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  13. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  14. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  15. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  16. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  17. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  18. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  19. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  20. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
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  25. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  26. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  27. León, B. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names
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  32. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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  34. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  35. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Nerium indicum
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  47. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Nerium oleander L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?25229. Accessed 19 July 2019.