Vinca major L.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vinca major L.
  • Common name : Blue Periwinkle, Greek Perwinkle
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Native : Europe
  • World Distribution : Hills of South Asia (Naturalized in the hills of India)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vinca major. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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