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Apocynaceae, native to Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia.Vinca major, with the common names bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle, greater periwinkle and blue periwinkle, is species of il codice da vinci film senza limiti flowering plant in the family, apocynaceae, native to the western Mediterranean.Vinca, vinca, genus: Vinca, family: Apocynaceae, type: Perennials, pollination: Insects, toxicity and edibility: Toxic if eaten.It prefers moist undergrowth, woodlands, hedgerows and banks along the rivers at an altitude of 0800 metres (02,625 ft) above sea level.Subspecies edit There are two subspecies, with geographically separate ranges: Vinca major subsp.The leaves are opposite, nearly orbicular at the base of the stems and lanceolate at the apex, 39 cm long and 26 cm broad, glossy dark green with a leathery texture and an entire but distinctly ciliate margin, and a hairy petiole 12 cm long.Pests and diseases edit Blight Canker, Dieback Phoma exigua var.Diseases Pests of Ornamental Plants (Fifth Edition.).
Contents, etymology edit, the genus name probably derives from the Latin word vincire, meaning bind, as the long creeping vines were used to prepare garlands.
Herbacea, which dies back to the root system in winter.
John Wiley Sons, New York.Both species are considered invasive weeds in parts of the United States and Australia.The flowering period extends from early spring to autumn.Synonyms edit, pervinca major (L.) Scop.,.Minor and the Large Periwinkle.152030; perhaps reflecting (through assimilation to periwinkle 2) Old English pnewincle pne ( Latin pna Greek pîna, variant of pínna kind of mollusk) wincle,.Any plant of the genus.Balcanica (Penz.).I.Kozhukharov trova,.Minor, hairy margin.Phlox simple,.5-7 cm 6 broad, with five usually violet (occasionally white) petals joined together at the base to form a tube.Major, are very popular ornamental plants in gardens, grown for dense evergreen ground cover and their delicate violet flowers.Major References edit a b Pharmacognosy of Vinca (Periwinkle) 3-6 feet 8-30 inches 1/4-3.5 inches 1/4-2.25 inches 1-3 inches Flora Europaea: Vinca Virtual Flowers Vinca Blamey,., Grey-Wilson,.