Thevetia peruviana

Species:Thevetia peruviana (Pers.)K.Schum.
Common Name:LUCKYNUT
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Status:Not Native, UPL (NWPL)
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Genus Thevetia
Species Thevetia peruviana (Pers.)K.Schum. - LUCKYNUT


Citation THEVETIA PERUVIANA (Persoon) K. Schumann, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 159. 1895.
Basionym: Cerbera peruviana Persoon 1805.
Type: PERU: Without data (holotype: Ruiz & Pavon, Fl. Peruv. 2: pl. 153b. 1799).

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Ahouai thevetia Ahouai thevetia (Linnaeus) M. Gómez de la Maza y Jiménez, Fl. Habenera 357. 1897.BASIONYM: Cerbera thevetia Linnaeus 1753. 
Cascabela peruviana Cascabela peruviana (Persoon) Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 162. 1838.BASIONYM: Cerbera peruviana Persoon 1805. 
Cascabela thevetia Cascabela thevetia (Linnaeus) Lippold, Feddes Repert. 91: 52. 1980.BASIONYM: Cerbera thevetia Linnaeus 1753. 
Cerbera peruviana Cerbera peruviana Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 267. 1809. TYPE: PERU: Without data (holotype: Ruiz & Pavon, Fl. Peruv. 2: pl. 153b. 1799).
Cerbera thevetia Cerbera thevetia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 209. 1753. TYPE: Without data (Lectotype: Plumier, Descr. Pl. Amer., ed. Burmann pl. 18. 1755; based on Plumier, Descr. Pl. Amer. pl. 20. 1703). Lectotypified by Lippold, Feddes Repert. 91: 52. 1980.
Thevetia linearis Thevetia linearis Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 91. 1838.BASIONYM: Cerbera thevetia Linnaeus 1753. 
Thevetia thevetia Thevetia thevetia (Linnaeus) H. Karsten, Deut. Fl. 1035. 1883; (Linnaeus) Millspaugh, Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 83. 1900, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Cerbera thevetia Linnaeus 1753.