Catharanthus roseus G. Don, Syn. Vinca rosea L. 

Family : Apocynaceae

Local name : Nayantora-phul (As.)

Herb; leaves opposite, oblong-ovate; flowers axillary, solitary, purplish-pink or white; fruits many seeded follicles.

Distribution :    Common in gardens as ornamental plant.

Uses : Leaves used in diabetes.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam