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

  • Ammocallis rosea (L.) Small
  • Pervinca rosea (L.) Moench
  • Vinca guilelmi-waldemarii Klotzsch
  • Vinca rosea L.
  • Vinca speciosa Salisb.

    Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

    Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid

    Vegetation Formation: Grassland, Wooded Grassland, Woodland, Anthropic

    Elevation (m): 0-499, 500-999

    Province: Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara

    Protected Areas : Andohahela, Ankarafantsika, Cap Sainte Marie

    Note: Endemic to Madagascar, but cultivated and naturalized all over the tropics and subtropics.

    Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): RANDRIAMAMPIONONA 179 (MO, P, TAN, WAG)

    Updated on: 17 Dec. 2007

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