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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
Name verified on: 23-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2002
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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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:

  • Bergen, M. A. van. 1996. Revision of Catharanthus G. Don, series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLI. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 96–3:28–32.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1985–1992. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). New Delhi.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?418426 (26 November 2014)

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