Invasive Species Compendium

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Vinca minor
(common periwinkle)

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Vinca minor (common periwinkle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Vinca minor
  • Preferred Common Name
  • common periwinkle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Vinca minor

Preferred Common Name

  • common periwinkle

International Common Names

  • English: Lesser periwinkle; Periwinkle
  • Spanish: brusela; pervinca comun
  • French: petite Pervenche

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kleines Immergruen
  • Italy: Pervinca minore
  • Netherlands: maagdepalm, kleine
  • Sweden: singroen, vanlig; vintergroena

EPPO code

  • VINMI (Vinca minor)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Gentianales
  •                         Family: Apocynaceae
  •                             Genus: Vinca
  •                                 Species: Vinca minor

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Traditional/folklore