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oleander:

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common name for some members of the Apocynaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees found in most parts of the world but especially in the tropics, where they are often climbing forms. Many species are native to or naturalized in North America.
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oleander

a poisonous evergreen Mediterranean apocynaceous shrub or tree, Nerium oleander, with fragrant white, pink, or purple flowers
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So it is concluded that propranolol hydrochloride can be use in cases of oleander poisoning and may be need to administrate numerous doses.
People have died after using twigs of oleander to skewer meat for their BBQ.
The Municipality will remove some oleanders and bitter orange trees in order to create space for the new trees, which are 10 to 15 years old and up to two metres tall.
Q Why do the buds on my eight-year-old oleander bush never develop into flowers?
The scarlet bougainvillea, yellow Euryops pectinatus, pink ivy geraniums, purple sea lavender (Limoniurn perezii), and succulents such as aeonium, echeveria, and jade plant surround a dramatic-looking agave, Behind the wall, a pink-flowered Nerium oleander makes a splash of bright color against the grassy green fronds of a ponytail palm.
Lemon, orange and silvery Mediterranean olive groves, exotic palms, fig, oleander, jasmine and tall cypress trees flourish on its shores, sheltered from cold winds by the towering Dolomite mountains.
Pictures' "White Oleander"; her commitment to "Lovers" is shaky.
The highways have lovingly tended central areas greened with hardy clover, box, ginkgo, robinia and oleander. Little parks have been created among the tower blocks, places in which communities are clearly happy.
This is part of a larger deal announced in May, under which NextEra will buy Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and Southern Company's ownership interests in the Oleander and Stanton natural-gas generating plants located in Florida in transactions valued at approximately USD 6.475bn, including the assumption of approximately USD 1.4bn of Gulf Power debt, the company said.
(NYSE: NEE) has entered into definitive agreements with US-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) to acquire Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and its ownership interests in the Oleander and Stanton natural-gas generating plants located in Florida in transactions valued at approximately USD 6.475bn, including the assumption of approximately USD 1.4bn of Gulf Power debt, the company said.
Founded in 2006, Nerium Biotechnology, Inc., was created to fund research focused on new technology and applications of the Nerium Oleander plant with ongoing research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the University of Texas at San Antonio, ST&T Research and Louisiana State University.