Definition of Nerium oleander

1. Noun. An ornamental but poisonous flowering shrub having narrow evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant white to pink or red flowers: native to East Indies but widely cultivated in warm regions.

Exact synonyms: Oleander, Rose Bay
Group relationships: Genus Nerium, Nerium
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerium Oleander

Neptunian
Neptunians
Neptunism
Neptunist
Neptunists
Nera
Nerdic
Nereid
Neretva
Nereus
Nergal
Neri's sign
Nerita peloronta
Neritidae
Nerium
Nerium oleander
Nernst
Nernst's equation
Nernst's theory
Nernst equation
Nernst lamp
Nernst lamps
Nernst potential
Nero's crown
Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus
Nerodia
Nerodia sipedon
Neronian
Nerthus
Nertz

Literary usage of Nerium oleander

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1. The Floral Magazine (1880)
"NEW VARIETIES OF nerium oleander. "We are indebted to Mr. AF Ban-on, Superintendent of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Chiswick, ..."

2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"The smooth, coriaceous, deep-green, The leaves of nerium oleander, Linné. Nat. ... nerium oleander. ^ (1882); three glucks, namely : non-basic, ..."

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