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.
Group relationships: Genus Nerium, Nerium
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerium Oleander
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, ..."