Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)-Vinca major from Manali and Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 1, 2010, 6:44:31 PM11/1/10
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Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)-Vinca major from Manali and Kashmir, photographed from Manali and Kashmir.

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 3, 2010, 1:42:30 PM11/3/10
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Vinca major L. Sp. Pl. 1: 209. 1753

Type: Lectotype - Herb. Linn. No. 299.3 (LINN)

Vinca means to bind
major is in comparison to minor which is smaller in size than this.

Note: Image of type from LINN attached.

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Pankaj

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