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Catharanthus G.Don

, Gen. Hist. 4(1): 95 (1837).
IPNI Identifier
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:2251-1
Publication
A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants: comprising complete descriptions of the different orders; together with the characters of the genera and species, and an enumeration of the cultivated varieties ... the scientific names accentuated, their etymologies explained, and the classes and orders illustrated by engravings, and preceded by introductions to the Linnaean and natural systems, and a glossary of the terms used ... London
Collation
4(1): 95
Family as entered in IPNI
Apocynaceae

Type Information

Type Name
Designated Type: C. roseus (L.) G.Don (Vinca rosea L.)
Chosen By
Pfeiff. Nomencl. Bot. [Pfeiff.] 1: 627. 1873

Remarks

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

Links

Nomenclatural link
Ammocallis Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. [Small]. 935, 1336 (1903).
Nomenclatural link
Lochnera Rchb. ex Endl., Gen. Pl. [Endlicher] pt. 8: 583 (1838).
Same citation as
Catharanthus G.Don, A General History of Dichlamydeous Plants 4 (1837).