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Catharanthus roseus

Taxonomy ID: 4058 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4058)
current name
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don
homotypic synonym:
Vinca rosea L.
Genbank common name: Madagascar periwinkle
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name(s) chatas, chula, old-maid, rosy periwinkle
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Gentianales; Apocynaceae; Rauvolfioideae; Vinceae; Catharanthinae; Catharanthus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 108,737 108,729
Protein 38,692 38,691
Structure 27 27
Genome 1 1
Popset 31 31
GEO Datasets 14 14
PubMed Central 3,634 3,634
Gene 134 134
SRA Experiments 401 401
Identical Protein Groups 37,645 37,644
BioProject 56 56
BioSample 393 393
Assembly 4 4
PubChem BioAssay 6 6
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

GRIN taxonomy
Name verified on date of entry into database in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
African Plant Database (Mar 26, 2012)
Name accessed on 22 March 2012 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from
TROPICOS (Mar 26, 2012)
Name verified on 26 March 2012 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Genome Information

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Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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Catharanthus roseus taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
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WebScipio: Catharanthus roseus organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Catharanthus roseus organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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