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Taxon: Catharanthus pusillus (Murray) G. Don

 
Genus: Catharanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Vinceae
Nomen number: 418426
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 4:95. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Wealth India RM ed2, 3:388. 1992)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh] Sri Lanka (n.)


References:

  1. Bergen, M. A. van 1996. Revision of Catharanthus G. Don, series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLI Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 96-3:28-32.
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). (Wealth India RM ed2)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  5. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  6. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)

Check other web resources for Catharanthus pusillus (Murray) G. Don :

  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?418426. Accessed 23 October 2018.