literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Cascabela thevetia (Linn.) Lippold [Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) Merr.; Thevetia neriifolia Pers. ex Steud]

Vernacular Name: Kaniar, Kaniari, Kaniar Phula (O); Kolka phul (Beng.); Yellow Oleander (E).

Small, evergreen tree, with milky latex. Leaves crowded towards the apex, alternate, linear or linear-lanceolate, margins revolute. Flowers funnel-shaped, yellow, white or mauve, in subterminal, 1-few-flowered cymes. Berry sub-globose, pericarp breaking into 2 valves; seeds large, barrel-shaped.
Commonly planted in gardens, temple premises and along roads; frequently run wild in forests and waste places.
Flowering : Through out the year.
& Fruiting