Origin of vinca
Examples from the Web for vinca
Historical Examples of vinca
The pretty Mediterranean Periwinkle (Vinca acutiflora) is in full bloom.Wood and Garden
Wigand alludes to an instance wherein there was a second pair of carpels above the first in Vinca herbacea.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
In the immediate vicinity of the house, vinca minor (periwinkle) is used as ground cover.Green Spring Farm
Many choice greenhouse evergreens bearing fine circular flowers and shining foliage are also included under the name of Vinca.Gardening for the Million
Here, as in most parts of India, the Vinca rosea grew luxuriously in every part of the village.
- See periwinkle 2
Word Origin for vinca
- A genus of evergreens usually found in the Eastern hemisphere.