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Apocynaceae Catharanthus G.Don

Gen. Hist. 4(1): 95. 1837

Type Information

Type Name:

Designated Type: C. roseus (L.) G.Don (Vinca rosea L.)

Chosen by:

Pfeiff. Nomencl. Bot. [Pfeiff.] 1: 627. 1873


same citation as:Apocynaceae Catharanthus G.Don A General History of Dichlamydeous Plants 4 1837

nomenclatural synonym:Apocynaceae Lochnera Rchb. ex Endl. Gen. Pl. [Endlicher] pt. 8: 583. 1838 [Aug 1838]

nomenclatural synonym:Apocynaceae Ammocallis Small Fl. S.E. U.S. [Small]. 935, 1336. 1903 [22 Jul 1903]

Remarks: Etymology: Greek "katharos, pure, and anthos, a flower; in reference to the neatness and beauty of the flowers" (vide G. Don)

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