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Fam.: Apocynaceae / Periwinkle Fam.      

Genus:  Vinca  L.
 

Authors:
   WALDST.:  Franz de Paula Adam Norbert Wenzel Ludwig Valentin von Waldstein (1759 - 1823), Austrian botanist
   KIT.:  Pál Kitaibel (1757 - 1817), Hungarian botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Vinca:   Roman plant name, from vincere = to conquer (evergreen leaves)
   herbacea:   herbaceous
 

Vinca herbacea / Herbaceous Periwinkle, GR Peloponnes, Zarouchla Valley 19.5.2008
Fig. 1:  Vinca herbacea / Herbaceous Periwinkle
GR Peloponnes, Zarouchla Valley 19.5.2008
Vinca herbacea / Herbaceous Periwinkle, GR Peloponnes, Zarouchla Valley 19.5.2008
Fig. 2:  Vinca herbacea / Herbaceous Periwinkle
GR Peloponnes, Zarouchla Valley 19.5.2008

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