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Genus :

THEVETIA

Family :

APOCYNACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Low trees or shrubs, glabrous. Leaves alternate, leathery with interpetiolar glands, sessile to petiolate. Inflorescence axillary or terminal cymose or racemose. Flowers yellow or orange, occasionally white, large, showy, with bracteoles. Calyx lobes equal, glandular. Corolla funnel-shaped, campanulate, twisted in bud, tube cylindrical with a bell-shaped throat. Stamens 5, adnate to top of the tube, free from stigma. Disc annular or absent. Carpels free, styles united above, stigma broad, angular. Drupe broader than long.