Catharanthus roseus
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]


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  • Catharanthus roseus — ID 16253 Symbol Key CARO14 Common Name Madagascar periwinkle Family Apocynaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TX, VI Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Catharanthus roseus — noun commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers • Syn: ↑periwinkle, ↑rose periwinkle, ↑Madagascar periwinkle, ↑old maid, ↑Cape periwinkle, ↑red periwinkle, ↑cayenne jasmine, ↑Vinca …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catharanthus roseus — Catharạnthus rose|us   [aus griechisch katharós »rein«, ánthos »Blume« und lateinisch roseus »rosenfarbig«], zu den Hundsgiftgewächsen (Apocynaceae) gehörende Pflanze in tropischen und subtropischen Klimazonen, deren Blätter und Wurzeln mehr als …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Catharanthus roseus — …   Википедия

  • Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don — Symbol CARO14 Common Name Madagascar periwinkle Botanical Family Apocynaceae …   Scientific plant list

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