Madagascar Periwinkle

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What other names is Madagascar Periwinkle known by?

Ammocallis rosea, Cape Periwinkle, Catharanthe, Catharanthus, Catharanthus roseus, Chang Chu Hua, Church-Flower, Lochnera rosea, Magdalena, Myrtle, Old Maid, Periwinkle, Pervenche de Madagascar, Pervenche Rose, Ram-Goat Rose, Ratanjot, Red Periwinkle, Rose Amère, Vinca, Vinca rosea, Vincapervinca de Madagascar.

What is Madagascar Periwinkle?

Madagascar periwinkle is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

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