Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don

Common name

English: Madagascar periwinkle

German: Madagaskar-Immergr├╝n

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Gentianales (46)

        Family: Apocynaceae (33) (family description)

          Genus: Catharanthus (1)

           Epithet: roseus (L.) G.Don (1)

Synonyms: Ammocallis rosea (L.) Small, Lochnera rosea (L.) Rchb. ex Endl., Pervinca rosea (L.) Gaterau, Vinca gulielmi-waldemarii Klotzsch, Vinca rosea L.

rosea => rose or pale red-pink coloured

roseus => rose or pale red-pink coloured

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

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