Vinca rosea
madagascar periwinkle madagascar periwinkle n. (Bot.) A commonly cultivated Old World woody herb ({Vinca rosea}) having large pinkish to red flowers.

Syn: periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, {Catharanthus roseus}, {Vinca rosea}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Vinca rosea — madagascar periwinkle madagascar periwinkle n. (Bot.) A commonly cultivated Old World woody herb ({Vinca rosea}) having large pinkish to red flowers. Syn: periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid, Cape periwinkle, red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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