|Lucky Nut, Yellow Oleander, Mexican Oleander
|Thevetia nerifolia, Cascabela thevetia, Cascabela nerifolia, Cerbera peruviana
Thevetia peruviana (Lucky Nut, Yellow Oleander, Mexican Oleander)
Description Thevetia peruviana (Lucky Nut, Yellow Oleander, Mexican Oleander) is Erect, open shrub or small tree bearing narrowly lance-shaped, lustrous, mid- to dark green leaves, 8-15cm long. Fragrant, yellow flowers, to 7cm long, are produced in few-flowered cymes near the shoot-tips from spring to autumn; they are followed by triangular-ovoid, semi-fleshy, red, later black seed pods, each of which contains 1 or 2 nut-like seeds.