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According to Wikipedia, Madagascar Periwinkle is a species of Catharanthus native and endemic to Madagascar. Synonyms include Vinca rosea (the basionym), Ammocallis rosea, and Lochnera rosea; other English names occasionally used include Cape Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle, Rosy Periwinkle, and “Old-maid”.

This is my entry for this week’s Flowers on Saturday meme.  “KUMINTANG” is what we call it in the Philippines.

Photo was taken at the Botanical Garden, San Antonio TX.

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