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Taxon: Vinca minor L.

Genus: Vinca
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Rauvolfioideae tribe: Vinceae.
Nomen number: 41680
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:209. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 24-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • common periwinkle   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • lesser periwinkle   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • running-myrtle   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • hua ye man chang chun hua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • petite pervenche   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • kleines Immergrün   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • barvinok malyj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • pervinca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • vincapervinca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • vintergröna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - Kaliningrad; Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Jiangsu
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    East Europe: Estonia
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia [s.w.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1999. Illustrated flora of British Columbia.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Harmon, P. J. et al. 2006. Checklist and atlas of the vascular flora of West Virginia.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Yatskievych, G. 1999–. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition.
More:

Check other web resources for Vinca minor L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Vinca minor cultivars
  • 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.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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