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H Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Catharanthus (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 35719) with original publication details: Gen. Hist. 4: 95 1837.

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See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ammocallis rosea (L.) Small Synonym H WCSP
Catharanthus roseus var. albus G. Don Synonym L TRO
Catharanthus roseus var. roseus Synonym L WCSP
Hottonia littoralis Lour. Synonym M TRO
Lachnea rosea (L.) Rchb. Synonym M TRO
Lochnera rosea (L.) Rchb. ex Endl. Synonym H WCSP
Lochnera rosea var. alba (G. Don) Hubbard Synonym L TRO
Lochnera rosea var. flava Tsiang Synonym L WCSP
Pervinca rosea (L.) Gaterau Synonym H WCSP
Pervinca rosea (L.) Moench Synonym M TRO
Vinca gulielmi-waldemarii Klotzsch Synonym H WCSP
Vinca rosea L. Synonym H WCSP
Vinca rosea var. alba (G. Don) Sweet Synonym L TRO
Vinca rosea var. albiflora Bertol. Synonym L WCSP
Vinca speciosa Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Catharanthus roseus var. angustus (Steenis) Bakh. Accepted L WCSP 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-35719.

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