Taxon  Report   1739 
Catharanthus roseus  (L.) G. Don
Madagascar periwinkle
Catharanthus roseus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Catharanthus roseus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Catharanthus roseus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: APOCYNACEAE  
Genus: Catharanthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Ammocallis rosea
PLANTS: Lochnera rosea
PLANTS: Vinca rosea
 Information about  Catharanthus roseus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CARO14)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2014).

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