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Common name

English: Periwinkle

German: Periwinkle

Mandarin: 蔓长春花 (man chang chun hua)

Portuguese: Pervinca-maior

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Gentianales (110)

        Family: Apocynaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Vinca (2)

            Epithet: major L. (2)

major => larger than the type

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Vinca major at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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