Vinca minor
Periwinkle Per"i*win`kle, n. [OE. pervenke, AS. pervince, fr. L. pervinca.] (Bot.) A trailing herb of the genus {Vinca}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common perwinkle ({Vinca minor}) has opposite evergreen leaves and solitary blue or white flowers in their axils. In America it is often miscalled {myrtle}. See under {Myrtle}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vinca minor — Petite pervenche Petite pervenche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vinca minor — Kleines Immergrün Kleines Immergrün (Vinca minor) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Vinca minor — ID 88119 Symbol Key VIMI2 Common Name common periwinkle Family Apocynaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Vinca minor — Vintergrøn, småbladet …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Vinca minor — noun widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue violet flowers • Syn: ↑myrtle • Hypernyms: ↑periwinkle …   Useful english dictionary

  • VINCA MINOR — ВИНКА МИНОР — Исходное растение. Vinca minor L. Барвинок малый.Сем. Apocynaceae Кутровые.Распространение. В СССР встречается по опушкам лесов и по степным склонам в основном на Украине, в Крыму и на Кавказе. Часто разводится как декоративное по садам и паркам …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Vinca minor L. — Symbol VIMI2 Common Name common periwinkle Botanical Family Apocynaceae …   Scientific plant list

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