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Official Record
Flora of Jammu
Botanical name Catharanthus
G. Don
Synonyms = Vinca
Family Apocynaceae         
Plant Stage  
         Place of Collection R.R.L Nursery
Altitude (m) -
Date of Collection 2-09-1963
Accession No. 9932
Total Accessions 5
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 17/d
Remarks: An erect herb, 30-60 cm high. Leaves opposite obovate, oblanceolate , obtuse and mucronate at apex. Flowers solitary , axillary. Calyx 5- partite. Corolla salver - shaped, rosy or white, tube cylinderic, throat constricted. Stamens above the middle of the tube. Carpels 2, distinct. Follicles 2, slender, erect or spreading. Seeds subcylindric , truncate at both sides.
Identified by A.K.Dutt
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