Definition of Thevetia peruviana
1. Noun. Tropical American shrub or small tree having glossy dark green leaves and fragrant saffron yellow to orange or peach- colored flowers; all parts highly poisonous.
Group relationships: Genus Thevetia, Thevetia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Thevetia Peruviana
Literary usage of Thevetia peruviana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"The alternate 6- to 7-inch leaves have a width of l1/^ inches, or several times that of thevetia peruviana. The stems remain green for some distance back ..."