Calflora
Taxon  Report   9420    
Thevetia peruviana  (Pers.) K. Schum.
Luckynut
Thevetia peruviana
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Thevetia peruviana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Thevetia peruviana
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cascabela thevetia
PLANTS: Cerbera thevetia
PLANTS: Thevetia neriifolia
More information about  Thevetia peruviana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (THPE3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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