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Plant Details

:Common Name
Periwinkle, Sadabahar, Sadafuli
:Scientific Name
Catharanthus roseus
:Introduction

Catharanthus roseus (Family: Apocyanaceae) is native and endemic to Madagascar. It is widely cultivated and is naturalized in subtropical and tropical areas of the world

: Details
It is an evergreen subshrub or herbaceous plant growing 1 m tall. The leaves are oval to oblong, 2.5–9 cm long and 1–3.5 cm broad, glossy green, hairless, with a pale midrib and a short petiole 1–1.8 cm long; they are arranged in opposite pairs. The flowers are white to dark pink with a darker red centre, with a basal tube 2.5–3 cm long and a corolla 2–5 cm diameter with five petal-like lobes. The fruit is a pair of follicles 2–4 cm long and 3 mm broad.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1DhawalView Detail
2NirmalView Detail
3PrabalView Detail

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