University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Nerium oleander

Nerium oleander L.  [Unverified Identification]

Family Apocynaceae
Local Name Dalipawen (?)
Habit Shrub to small tree
Habitat Terrestrial, tropical
Ethnobotanical Uses MEDICINAL: used for treating snake bites, skin diseases like herpes zoster, leprosy, and skin eruption, also used as anti-ringworm;
Collected from Sablan, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) Louise Malasig