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Taxon: Catharanthus ovalis Markgr.

Genus: Catharanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Vinceae
Nomen number: 102191
Place of publication: Adansonia sér. 2, 10:23. 1970
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (s.-c.)


  1. Bergen, M. A. van 1996. Revision of Catharanthus G. Don, series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLI Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 96-3:24-28.
  2. Humbert, J.-H., ed. 1976. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores. (F Madag) 150-152.

Check other web resources for Catharanthus ovalis Markgr. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102191. Accessed 23 April 2019.