Catharanthus pusillus (Murray) G.Don

First published in Gen. Hist. 4: 95 (1837)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638], India Vinca pusilla K001113666 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638], India Vinca pusilla K001113667 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638] Vinca pusilla K001113668 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638] Vinca pusilla K001113664 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638], India Vinca pusilla K001113665 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1638] Vinca pusilla K001113669 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images