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Madagascar periwinkle
Catharanthus roseus
Catharanthus roseus
Madagascar periwinkle Dogbane Family
Catharanthus roseus Apocynaceae
common names
  Madagascar periwinkle
  rosy periwinkle
accepted scientific name
  Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
rules for finding collection records
  Catharanthus roseus (154)
  Lochnera rosea (0)
  Vinca rosea (0)
family name
Image Author: ©2005 Luigi Rignanese, Nick Kurzenko
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 2.0 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Endemic to Madagascar.

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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