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Definition of the noun vinca

What does vinca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • vinca: vincas
  • Vinca: -

  1. periwinkles: low creeping evergreen perennials

Alternative definition of the noun vinca


  1. Any of several evergreen shrubs, of the genus Vinca, including the periwinkle


  1. Vinca a.k.a. Vinča is a suburban settlement of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is part of the municipality of Grocka. Vinča-Belo Brdo, an important archaeological site that gives its name to the Neolithic culture, is located in the village.
  2. Vinca a.k.a. Vinça is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.
  3. Vinca a.k.a. Vinča is a village in the municipality of Topola, Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the village has a population of 1176 people.

Phrases with Vinca

Phrases starting with the word Vinca:

  1. vinca major
  2. vinca minor
  3. Vinca Mixta
  4. vinca rosea
  5. Vinca Pumila
  6. Vinca herbacea
  7. Vinca Libanotica
  8. Vinca major var. variegata

Phrases ending with the word Vinca:

  1. Dalla Vinca
  2. genus vinca
  3. Cerithiopsis Vinca

Other phrases containing the word Vinca:

  1. Species Vinca Rosea
  2. Species Vinca Herbacea
  3. Species Vinca Libanotica
  4. Variety Vinca Major Var. Variegata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vinca

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Google previewThe Botanic Garden (1878)

Consisting of Highly Finished Figures of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain, with Their Names, Orders, History, Qualities, Culture, and Physiological Observations by Benjamin Maund

Vinca is a contracted name from Pervinca, the primitive term, as used by the ancients; the origin of which is now buried in obscurity. The Latin vincio, to bind, from the branches entangling themselves with other plants, has been given as an ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for BRS Cell Biology and Histology, textbook by Leslie P. Gartner (2012)

Biology, Cell biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Vinca: Vinca is a genus of six species in the family Apocynaceae, native to Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. The English name periwinkle is shared with the related genus Catharanthus (and also with the common seashore ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2013)

Veterinary medicine, Veterinary medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Vinca: Vinca is a genusofsix species inthe family Apocynaceae, native to Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. The English name periwinkle is shared with the related genus Catharanthus (and also with thecommon seashore mollusc, ...

Google previewA New System of Geography: Hungary, Transylvania, Sclavonia, Dalmatia, Turkey in Europe, Portugal, Spain and France (1762)

by Anton Friedrich Büsching, Patrick Murdoch

Vinca is a small town. The little district of Capfir belonged formerly to Cerdagne, but now is only an inferior viguerie of Conflans. The principal place in it is Pu- Valedor, or Valadier, seated at the entrance of Languedoc. II. La Cerdagne is a little ...

Google previewR-Z (1902)

by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller

Vinca is a genus of herbs or subshrubs, erect or procumbent: lvs. opposite: fls. rather large, axillary, solitary; corolla salver-shaped, with a narrow throat which is pilose inside or thickened-calloused; stamens included above the middle of the ...

Google previewA Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants (2007)

by Anthony Knight

Figure 398 Vinca minor Closely related to Vinca is the genus Catharanthus ( Madagascar periwinkle). Some taxonomists consider these two plant genera one and the same! Originating in Madagascar, and now cosmopolitan, it is a popular ...

Google previewCyclopedia of American Horticulture, Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation of Horticultural Plants, Descriptions of the Species of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Ornamental Plants Sold in the United States and Canada: R-Z (1910)

by Liberty Hyde Bailey

Vinca is a genus of herbs or subshruhs, erect or procumbent: lvs. opposite: tis. rather large, axillary, solitary; corolla sulver~shaped, with a narrow throat which is pilose inside or thickened-calloused; stamens included above the middle of the ...

Google previewGardening (1907)

The blue vinca is an ideal subject for planting at the edge of the shrubbery. It may be allowed to run out on the lawn a little and is always pretty whether in flower or not. One of the earliest spring flowers is the winter heliotrope (Petasites frag- ...

Google previewA Modern Herbal (2013)

by Margaret Grieve

Vinca is a genus of the natural order Apocynaceae, which includes many tropical trees and shrubs with showy flowers, a large number of which are very poisonous , among these being the beautiful Oleander, so frequently grown in our ...

Google previewCreating A Deer Proof Garden (2007)

by Peter Derano

Vinca is a great ground cover for positioning under trees, in the shrub bed, or to stabilize a slope. It is easy to grow and has no serious pest problems Zones - 4 to 9 Height - 4 to 6 inches Spread - ongoing Spacing - Plant in groups of eight to ...

Google previewGrid and Cooperative Computing - GCC 2004 (2004)

Third International Conference, Wuhan, China, October 21-24, 2004. Proceedings by Hai Jin

VINCA has been designed to mediate between diverse, rapidly changing user requirements and composites of individual services scattered over the Internet. VINCA is a process-oriented language designed to capture user's needs. There are ...

Google previewIllinois Getting Started Garden Guide (2014)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Shawna Coronado

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, welldrained soil in full sun to shade, vinca is a very hearty groundcover. It will tolerate rocky and poor soil. Although it can be planted anytime during the growing season, it does best when planted in ...

Google previewHome Floriculture (1890)

A Familiar Guide to the Treatment of Flowering and Other Ornamental Plants in the House and Garden by Eben Eugene Rexford

Give it ordinary soil, moderate amount of water, and Tlie Vinca. The Vinca is a fine drooping plant, having rich, smooth foliage of a bright, ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

VINCA is a genus belonging to the Apocynem: the perennial species thrive in a rich light soil, and increase readily by parting at the root ; they are very proper plants for growing on shady banks, where scarcely any other plants will thrive.

Google previewHouse and Garden (1914)

vinca is a graceful box plant Porch or window-boxes accomplish much.

Google previewA Resident's Wife in Nigeria (1908)

by Mrs. Constance Belcher Larymore

Vinca is a flower which might be dubbed uninteresting, but it has a special virtue, that of blossoming practically all the year round, and being available, when everything else is shrivelled and dead, in the dryest season. Another public ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

VINCA is a genus belonging to the Apocyneae: the ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2008)

The Indispensable Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis

Vinca major, big periwinkle, has glossy oval l"-3" leaves on 2' long stems. The foliage is a lustrous dark green. The abundant blue, red-purple, or white flowers bloom in mid-May and are l"-2" wide. Zones 7-9. V. minor, common periwinkle or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Border Plants (1999)

by Hanneke Van Dijk

PERIWINKLE & JL o e The Greater periwinkle (Vinca major) and the Lesser periwinkle (Vinca minor) have many cultivars. They form an excellent, evergreen ground cover. The lesser periwinkle is fully hardy, the greater is not reliable. Vinca ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Vinca min., Melitag. Gone feeling, Sep. (Olean. has with it sense of distension in abdomen, chest feels empty and cold). SYMPTOMS. 1. Mind. — Sadness, and want of self-confidence.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Vinca. minor. Complementary Remedies: Complementary Remedies: - Followed well by:- Inimical:- Antidotes:- Collaterals: Arct, Bov, Chin, Graph, Hep (Skin eruptions - Merc, Mez, OInd, Petr), Jac, Merc, Nux-v (Crusta lacta), DInd (Skin ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books, Market House Books Ltd. Staff, Oxford Staff

see vinca alkaloid. vinca alkaloid [ving-ka ̆] n. one ofa group of antimitotic drugs ( see ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

PERIWINKLE (Vinca major) [Apocynaceae] Band plant; Bluebuttons; Greater periwinkle (Vinca minor) Common periwinkle; Lesser periwinkle; Myrtle; Running myrtle (Catharanthus roseus, formerly Vinca rosea) [Apocynaceae] Madagascar ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Amanda Neill

Vicia sativa Common Vetch Vinca major Bigleaf Periwinkle SCIENTIFIC NAME: Vicia + sativa, Latin for cultivated. COMMON NAME: Common, most common in its range. Vetch, same as genus name. Vicia villosa Winter Vetch SCIENTIFIC ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology (2008)

by Stefan Offermanns, Walter Rosenthal

Vinca alkaloids are derived from the Madagascar periwinkle plant, Catharanthus roseus. The main alkaloids are vincristine, vinblastine and vindesine. Vinca alkaloids are cell-cycle-specific agents and block cells in mitosis. This cellular activity ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

PERIWINKLE ( Vinca), a genus of plants of the natural order Apocynaceae or Dog-bane family. They are herbaceous or suffruticose plants, with leaves furnished with glands at the base. The flowers are axillary and solitary, or in pairs; the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Vinca minor. Lesser Periwinkle. (Woods and shady places.) N. 0. Apocynaceze. Tincture of whole fresh plant. (“think—Acne. Alopecia. Crusta lactea. Eczema. Favus. Neck, stiff. Nose, redness of. Plicapolonica. Saborrha'n. Throat, sore. Uterus ...

Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

vinblastine An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of plant drugs called vinca alkaloids.

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

Vinca minor 397 Vinca minor 'Argenteovariegata' V A long-flowering evergreen shrub with trailing self-rooting stems that bear variegated with creamy white leaves and clear blue flowers. AGM Prostrate; sun or shade; flowers mid spring to mid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

" VINCA, Linn. ; Gen.

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Scrabble value of V4I1N1C3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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