Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K. Schum.

Family : Apocynaceae

Local name : Karabi-phul (As.)

Shrub with white latex; leaves narrowly linear, coriaceous; flowers yellow, funnel-shaped, in few flowered cymes; drupes quadrangular, fleshy.

Distribution :    Common throughout the state.

Uses : Roots used in gonorrhoea and snake bite.


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