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Created 11/10/2012

Family Apocynaceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Catharanthus roseus

Cultivated, Hawaii Kai, Oahu

MADAGASCAR PERIWINKLE

Small ornamental shrub with white, pink, or magenta flowers.  Native to Madagascar where wild plants are endangered, but naturalized in moist shaded areas in Hawaii and beyond.