Catharanthus trichophyllus

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Catharanthus trichophyllus


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 trichophyllus


Catharanthus trichophyllus (Baker) Pichon, Mem. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 27: 237 (6). 1949.


  • Basionym
    • Vinca trichophylla Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 204–205. 1883.
  • Homotypic
    • Lochnera trichophylla (Baker) Pichon, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13: 207. 1948.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar

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



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