Vinca difformis (Periwinkle)

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Vinca difformis

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Vinca difformis L. (Periwinkle)

Perennial herb of the Periwinkle family – apocynaceae – till 2 m. Stems generally running down the soil, forming big mats. Opposite leaves, bright – green on both sides, ovate, glabrous. White-bluish flowers, till 5 cm, with asymmetrical lobes. Calyx lobes triangular, glabrous. In humid places, by the side of the streams. Sometimes cultivated as a garden plant

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22 April, 2019

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