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Definitions and Synonyms of catharanthus | Another word for catharanthus | What is catharanthus?

Definition 1: small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for catharanthus in the sense of this definition

(catharanthus is a kind of ...) genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination

(catharanthus is a member of ...) commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers

(... is a member of catharanthus) chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs

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