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L Catharanthus roseus var. angustus (Steenis) Bakh. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don in the genus Catharanthus (family Apocynaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 35720) with original publication details: Blumea 6: 384 1950.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Catharanthus roseus var. nanus Markgr. Synonym L WCSP
Lochnera rosea var. angusta Steenis Synonym L WCSP

The species Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don has a further 15 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-35720.

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