EPPO Global Database

Catharanthus roseus(CTURO)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CTURO
  • Preferred name: Catharanthus roseus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) G. Don

Notes

Madagascar. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in some Mediterranean countries, Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, Indochina, Malesia, many African countries, USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lochnera rosea (Linnaeus) Reichenbach
Vinca rosea Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Madagascar periwinkle English (AU)
Madagascar rosy periwinkle English
pink periwinkle English (AU)
Madagaskar-Immergrün German
catharanthe French
pervenche de Madagascar French
boa-noite Portuguese (BR)
maria-sem-vergonha Portuguese
vinca-de-gato Portuguese
vinca-de-madagáscar Portuguese
ögonklara Swedish
ビンカ Japanese
ニチニチカ Japanese
ニチニチソウ Japanese
binka Japanese
nichi-nichi-ka Japanese
nichi-nichi-sô Japanese
барвинок розовый Russian
катарантус розовый Russian
cháng chūn huā shǔ Chinese
长春花属 Chinese