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Noun: Madagascar periwinkle  ,ma-du'gas-kur 'pe-ri,wing-kul
  1. Commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
    - periwinkle, rose periwinkle, old maid, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea

Derived forms: Madagascar periwinkles

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus

Encyclopedia: Madagascar periwinkle