« back to search results
GREATER PERIWINKLE Vinca major (Apocynaceae) Height to 1m. Woody, trailing evergreen perennial of woods and hedges. FLOWERS are 4-5cm across with 5 bluish violet lobes that are acutely truncated on the outer margin; on slender stalks, the calyx lobes having hairy margins (Mar-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate, shiny, dark green, stalked and in opposite pairs. STATUS-Naturalised.
Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
117930
GREATER PERIWINKLE Vinca major (Apocynaceae) Height to 1m. Woody, trailing evergreen perennial of woods and hedges. FLOWERS are 4-5cm across with 5 bluish violet lobes that are acutely truncated on the outer margin; on slender stalks, the calyx lobes having hairy margins (Mar-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate, shiny, dark green, stalked and in opposite pairs. STATUS-Naturalised.

Filename: 117930.jpg
Size: 3543x2389 / 6.1MB
Source:
Date: 1 Jul 2013
Location:
Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
Copyright:
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Restrictions: Nature Photographers Ltd., West Wit, New Road, Little London, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 5EU. Tel: +44(0)1256 850661 web: www.naturephotographers.co.uk
Direct Link:
Keywords: