Catharanthus pusillus

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Catharanthus pusillus


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Vinceae
Subtribus: Catharanthinae
Genus: Catharanthus
Species: Catharanthus pusillus


Catharanthus pusillus (Murray) G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 95. 1837.


Vinca pusilla Murray, Nov. Com. Soc. Reg. Sci. Goett. 3(1772): 66, t. 2. 1773.


  • Basionym
    • Vinca pusilla Murray, Commentat. Soc. Regiae Sci. Gott. 3: 66 (1772 publ. 1773).
  • Homotypic
    • Lochnera pusilla (Murray) K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 145 (1895).
  • Heterotypic
    • Vinca parviflora Retz., Observ. Bot. 2: 14 (1781).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • India (throughout)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

தமிழ்: மிளகாய் நங்கை
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