genus Catharanthus

genus Catharanthus
noun
small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
Syn: ↑Catharanthus
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Apocynaceae, ↑family Apocynaceae, ↑dogbane family
Member Meronyms:

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  • Catharanthus — Taxobox name = Catharanthus image width = 240px image caption = White Catharanthus roseus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Apocynaceae genus = Catharanthus genus authority = G.Don… …   Wikipedia

  • Catharanthus — noun small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca • Syn: ↑genus Catharanthus • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catharanthus roseus — noun commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers • Syn: ↑periwinkle, ↑rose periwinkle, ↑Madagascar periwinkle, ↑old maid, ↑Cape periwinkle, ↑red periwinkle, ↑cayenne jasmine, ↑Vinca …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catharanthus — ID 16252 Symbol Key CATHA Common Name periwinkle Family Apocynaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TX, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Catharanthus roseus — ID 16253 Symbol Key CARO14 Common Name Madagascar periwinkle Family Apocynaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TX, VI Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • dicot genus — noun genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot genus, ↑hamamelid dicot genus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnoliopsid genus — noun genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑dicot genus • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot genus, ↑hamamelid dicot genus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apocynaceae — noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs • Syn: ↑family Apocynaceae, ↑dogbane family • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dogbane family — noun chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs • Syn: ↑Apocynaceae, ↑family Apocynaceae • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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