The pretty Mediterranean Periwinkle (vinca acutiflora) is in full bloom.
Many choice greenhouse evergreens bearing fine circular flowers and shining foliage are also included under the name of vinca.
vinca, ving′ka, n. a genus of woody herbaceous plants of the dogbane family, the periwinkles.
Here, as in most parts of India, the vinca rosea grew luxuriously in every part of the village.
Wigand alludes to an instance wherein there was a second pair of carpels above the first in vinca herbacea.
Infusum vinc minoris, L. From the leaves of lesser periwinkle (vinca minor).
In the immediate vicinity of the house, vinca minor (periwinkle) is used as ground cover.
The caterpillar feeds on the Oleander (Nerium oleander), and also on the lesser periwinkle (vinca minor).
Thus Daphne laureola has a range of twenty-two days, whereas for vinca minor the figure is 114.
A genus of evergreens usually found in the Easter hemisphere.