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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 95 (1837).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: E. & S. Madagascar
(13) ita kri (20) tun (21) cny (22) ben bkn gam ivo sen sie tog (23) cmn gab ggi zai (24) cha dji eri eth (25) ken tan uga (26) moz (27) cpp (28) asc sth (29) ald cgs mau mci MDG reu rod sey (36) chc chs (38) kzn oga tai (40) ass ban ehm ind ldv mdv (41) and cbd mya ncb scs tha vie (42) bor jaw lsi mly phi sum xms (43) nwg (50) qld (51) ker (60) fij gil nue nwc phx sam tok ton (61) coo eas mrq sci (76) cal (78) ala fla (79) mxs mxt (80) blz cos cpi els gua hon nic pan (81) aru bah cay cub dom hai jam lee nla pue swc tci trt win (82) frg (83) gal
Lifeform: Cham. or nanophan.
Remarks: Widely cultivated as an ornamental.
Family: Apocynaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts