Catharanthus roseus

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Noun1.Catharanthus roseus - commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowersCatharanthus roseus - commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus - small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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CathaCyc, a metabolic pathway database built from Catharanthus roseus RNA-Seq data.
The example of vincristine (compound of Catharanthus roseus, the Madagaskar periwinkle) shows that a home remedy for the treatment of haemorrhage, scurvy, toothache, wounds, diabetic ulcers and hyperglycaemia (Gidding et al.
Studies on germination, seeding vigour, lipid peroxidation and proline metabolism in Catharanthus roseus seedlings under salt stress.
Development of tapetum and orbicules of Catharanthus roseus (Apocynaceae).
vinblastine and vincristine), from the plant Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) are costly.
First, there are the related compounds, vincristine and vinblastine, discovered in 1950s in the Madagascar periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus.
In vitro studies on Egyptian Catharanthus Roseus (L.
They include Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon), Calendula officinalis (Marigold), Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar Periwinkle), Celosia cultivars, Leucanthemum maximum (Shasta Daisy), Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William), Geranium species, Gomphrena (Purple Gomphrena), Mirabilis jalapa (Four o'Clock), Narcissus hybrids (Daffodil), Tagetes (African and French Marigold) Verbena cultivars and Zinnia angustifolia.
It was also suggested that a small amount of rice husk charcoal could increase the growth of Catharanthus roseus, but the browning of leaves appeared with excessive application because of the higher concentrations of potassium and higher pH level in rice husk charcoal than wood charcoal (Komaki et al.