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|Noun||1.||red periwinkle - commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers|
Cape periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus, cayenne jasmine, Madagascar periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Vinca rosea, periwinkle, old maid
Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus - small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
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