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Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don

Synonyms

Ammocallis rosea, Hottonia littoralis, Lachnea rosea, Lochnera rosea, Pervinca rosea, Vinca gulielmi-waldemarii, Vinca rosea, Vinca speciosa

Common names

Vinca Vitesse Rose

Extract from Wikipedia article

Catharanthus roseus, commonly known as the Madagascar periwinkle or rosy periwinkle, is a species of Catharanthus native and endemic to Madagascar. Other English names occasionally used include Vinca, Cape periwinkle, rose periwinkle, rosy periwinkle, and "old-maid". It was formerly classified in the Vinca genus as Vinca rosea.

LinkVinca Vitesse Rose (Catharanthus roseus) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 26, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkVinca Vitesse Rose (Catharanthus roseus) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower of Vinca Vitesse Rose (Catharanthus roseus) in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, January 16, 2016
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar

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