Thevetia L.

First published in Opera Var.: 212 (1758), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to S. Tropical America, Cuba.

Descriptions

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Some eight species in tropical America.
Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees; latex white
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in few-flowered terminal cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped; lobes overlapping to the left in bud
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a 2-celled drupe.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0