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 for Catharanthus roseus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  madagascar periwinkle \madagascar periwinkle\ n. (Bot.)
     A commonly cultivated Old World woody herb ({Vinca rosea)
     having large pinkish to red flowers.
  
     Syn: periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, old
          maid, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine,
          Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Catharanthus roseus
      n 1: commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large
           pinkish to red flowers [syn: periwinkle, rose
           periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid, Cape
           periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine,
           Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea]

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